four of the gitmo uighurs got invited to participate in the "guest worker" program in bermuda, so they won't need to be making the trans-world trip to palau with the other 13. through his lawyer, abdul nasser issued a statement that "growing up under communism we always dreamed of living in peace and working in free society like this one. today you have let freedom ring." but have we?
all i feel is shame that our xenophobic terror-terrorized country can't manage to muster a shadow of the same free ideals that bermuda and palau have shown by better example. emma lazarus' words, that we should welcome the world's huddled masses yearning to breathe free, are ringing hollow today.
who are we?