Some products are made that are rarely seen in the nation that produces them. One of these seems to be American democracy. Successive American governments have been exporting democracy, even to places that appear not to want it, but are reluctant to allow their own people to partake of this delicacy.
“We very much want to see the human rights of the people protected, including right to assemble, right to express themselves” – Hillary Clinton on the Arab Spring.
Meanwhile, Oakland, USA:
“You can’t have a real dialogue when parts of the peaceful opposition are in jail…mass arrests and brute force are at odds with the universal rights of Bahrain’s citizens ” – Barack Obama about Bahrain.
We’ll probably see similar video in the days after the Occupy Wall Street protesters were evicted and journalists covering it were arrested.