Bush Desecrates Mayan Holy Ground
by James Glaser
George Bush has been hurting America's reputation ever since he came to office, but now we know that he has put us at an all time low.
Juan Carlos Liorca, writing from Guatemala City, reports, "Mayan priests will purify a sacred archaeological site to eliminate "bad spirits" after President Bush visits next week."
Just having the American President walk on your holy ground can now desecrate that ground. That is how bad the American President is perceived in much of the world. Here is another quote from Liorca's article, "That a person like (Bush) with the persecution of our migrant brothers in the United States, with the wars he has provoked, is going to walk on our sacred lands, is an offense for the Mayan people and their culture."
George is in South America, trying to change the focus of the nightly news from Iraq. Sunday another 74 Iraqis were killed, along with 3 more American troops. Where ever Bush goes, violence tags along. There were protests and clashes with police in both Brazil and Bogota, Columbia, because people don't want our President in their country.
The President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, called President Bush "history's greatest killer" and "the devil." I think it is premature to think of George as the greatest killer, but if the high estimates of innocent deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan are true, then George is moving up in the rankings each and every day.
As far as calling Bush the devil, that is just part of being an American President. Muslims have been calling America the Great Satan for decades. All you have to do is look at our porno industry, Hollywood, American television, and our foreign policy, and you will see how we got tagged with that title.
So, now we have a President, who is thought of as so evil, that his mere presence demands the cleansing of the ground he has walked on.
Once you lose your good reputation, how long does it take to get it back? Will we ever be thought of as the "good guys" again"?
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