Thursday, September 02, 2004


Zell Miller said:

For it has been said so truthfully that it is the soldier, not the reporter, who has given us the freedom of the press. It is the soldier, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech.

I think he has it backwards. Isn't it because we find freedom desirable that we hire soldiers to protect us? Soldiers don't give freedom. Or am I mistaken?