Originally Posted by patteeu
I'm asking you if you agree that they hate us for having and exercising them.
No, the Middle East does not hate us for our freedoms. Some zealots and extremists do, but the Middle East has been witnessing a popular revolution over the past three years for many of the freedoms we have here in this country. So it wouldn't make sense that by and large, the Middle East hates our freedoms.
What does make sense is an invasive policy we've embraced for that region, which any populace would despise.