Via The Australian (emphasis added):
NOBEL peace laureate Betty Williams displayed a flash of her feisty Irish spirit yesterday, lashing out at US President George W.Bush during a speech to hundreds of schoolchildren.
Campaigning on the rights of young people at the Earth Dialogues forum, being held in Brisbane, Ms Williams spoke passionately about the deaths of innocent children during wartime, particularly in the Middle East, and lambasted Mr Bush.
“I have a very hard time with this word â€˜non-violence’, because I don’t believe that I am non-violent,” said Ms Williams, 64.
“Right now, I would love to kill George Bush.” Her young audience at the Brisbane City Hall clapped and cheered.
Nothin’ like startin’ ’em to hate when they’re young, eh?
I’m sure this “fiesty” Irish woman who said to schoolchildren that she’d love to kill the President didn’t mean it literally. Nevertheless, it was a stupid thing to say, especially in front of impressionable children.
What I want to know, however, is WHERE IS THE OUTRAGE? THE CONDEMNATION?????
Hat tip: AJ Strata