ROMNEY: The reason I called it an apology tour is because you went to Middle East and you flew to Egypt and to Saudi Arabia and to Turkey and Iraq. And, by the way, you skipped Israel, our closest friend in the region. But you went to the other nations. And, by the way: They noticed that you skipped Israel. And then in those nations, and on Arabic TV, you said that America had been “dismissive and derisive.” You said that “on occasion America had dictated to other nations.” Mr. President, America has not dictated to other nations. We have freed other nations from dictators.

RUSH: Amen. One of my favorite lines. Well, one of my favorite facts of all time on this program. I’ve run into liberals since I’ve been doing this. You know what the phrase is? “We’ve imposed freedom on the rest of the world. We’ve imposed our way of life on the rest of the world.” I’ve heard it from liberals all my life. Obama’s just another liberal, and he’s just echoing the sentiment.

“The big, bad United States, huffs and puffs and we’ve imposed our way of life.” And I’ve always said, “We don’t impose freedom.” In fact, this is one of the Undeniable Truths of Life: “Freedom is not an imposition.” Freedom cannot be an imposition, by definition! You can’t impose freedom. You liberate people, and that’s what we have done. There are cemeteries of American dead all over the world, men and women who have died liberating others from tyranny and freedom, and Obama denies this and apologizes for this country.

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