popular the President’s belief:
President Obama: “If you are a U.S. person, the NSA cannot listen to your telephone calls and the NSA cannot target your emails.”
— The White House (@whitehouse) June 18, 2013
…we are not persons, we are not inhabitants, and we are emphatically not subjects. We are citizens.
Included with malice aforethought: there may be the odd person stopping by who is downright revolted by the sentiments (and the sentimentality) in the above video. In that case, let me offer my sympathies. It must be a horrible thing, to be an alien in the country of one’s birth.
*And let emperors flee. We’ve killed our share of would-be world conquerors, over the years.