Congress has yet to issue an invitation for him to speak to a joint session. Supposedly, no Senator or Congressman, save one, has shown any interest.
The United States has actually cut aid to Ukraine since the Orange Revolution and now it looks to snub a man who has endured poisoning to see his country free itself from corruption and dictatorship.
Bloggledy links to Publius Pundit, who quotes the incriminating figures from the Washington Post ("Funding Scarce for Export of Democracy"). He joins in Publius' call for a letter-writing campaign to Congress to protest this disgrace.
Do we only love the moment when the precision bombs detonate and the statues topple, when the brave elated crowds fill our TV screens? Is freedom just another form of propaganda entertainment, or is it something we have an actual commitment to? When it comes to new democracies, are we the sort of pro-lifers who go, "Once it's out of the womb, let it fend for itself?"