16 November 2007

quote of the day-or-so

What we don't see is that freedom is not a concept in which people can do anything they want, be anything they can be. Freedom is about authority. Freedom is about the willingness of every single human being to cede to lawful authority a great deal of discretion about what you do.

Rudy Giuliani

yikes.

update: found the text of the speech in the NYT.

double yikes.

3 comments:

  1. You have got to be shitting me. This isn't some mud-slinging fake quote, is it?

    OMFG if it's a real quote.

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  2. I pulled it directly out of my latest issue of Reason magazine. I believe it is from a campaign speech he made in the 90s.

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  3. You know this man is going to be "elected" president.

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