Being quick to criticize President Bush for his apology to China's totalitarian thug, President Hu Jintao, after the White House protest by Wenyi Wang (see Vital Signs Blog entries 1 and 2), I also want to be quick to applaud him when he does something right vis a vis human rights in China. Therefore, check out this account from the Christian Post about the White House reception for religious dissidents from China. Below is a quick excerpt:
...Bush joined hands with the Chinese guests for prayer, alongside members of the cabinet including Vice President Dick Cheney, and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice before the meeting ended.
Dr. Li also complimented Bush for his spirituality, saying that Bush and the American government had a deep "understanding for the importance of religion."
"Before Bush was not Christian, and he got in the habit of drinking. When he believed [in God], God changed him," said Dr. Li, who added that Bush showed genuine concern for the Christian situation in China...