I don't know what I think of the UAE ports deal but I do know that I'm really tired of having this administration tell me that every time I disagree with something they do, that I am aiding, abetting or refusing to fight terrorism.
Can't I love America and be concerned about our national security without having to also love George Bush? Why is every piece of dissent characterized as pro-terrorist or at the very least apathetic to America's security?
These guys are good at manipulating sentiment. They just happen to be bad at governing ethically and intelligently.
Oh--but here is a good piece at Crooks and Liars about the Bush family ties to UAE. It ain't pretty: