You know what Baby wants you to do. Go here to vote for sisu in the "Best of the Top 250 Blogs" in Wizbang's Weblogs Awards 2006. If you're so inclined, you can do it once every 24 hours. If you're not into what Tony Blair calls "equality of respect," you should stay away.
Tony Blair gets it. GW would never get away with such things, but Tony's being quoted verbatim all over the place without so much as the blinking of an eye:
In a speech that overturned more than three decades of Labour support for the idea, he set out a series of requirements that were now expected from ethnic minority groups if they wished to call themselves British.
These included "equality of respect" -- especially better treatment of women by Muslim men -- allegiance to the rule of law and a command of English.
If outsiders wishing to settle in Britain were not prepared to conform to the virtues of tolerance then they should stay away. He added: "Conform to it; or don't come here. We don't want the hate-mongers, whatever their race, religion or creed.
"If you come here lawfully, we welcome you. If you are permitted to stay here permanently, you become an equal member of our community and become one of us. The right to be different. The duty to integrate. That is what being British means."
A great speech, and one that I wish Bush would give.
If wishes were kings.