Big f-ing deal... What the hell is wrong with the Star Spangled Banner in Spanish...?
Asked at a news briefing in the Rose Garden on Friday whether he believed the anthem would have the same value in Spanish as it did in English, Mr. Bush said flatly, "No, I don't."
"And I think people who want to be a citizen of this country ought to learn English," Mr. Bush said. "And they ought to learn to sing the national anthem in English."
i take great delight in the variety of peoples, ethnicities, cultures, nationalities and languages represented in the united states... it's precisely this variety that has given the u.s. its strength... people from all over the world want to come to the u.s. BECAUSE it respects and honors that diversity and has a tradition of providing the opportunity to do well to everyone, regardless of where they're from... but, more than that, i think it's terrific that these folks still honor where they come from and part of keeping faith with their traditions and heritage is speaking their own language... and the problem with that would be...? does singing the national anthem in spanish dishonor the united states...? no... it doesn't... get off your high horse, george and stop pandering to your base... Submit To Propeller
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