"Adam Michnik" is a Polish historian, essayist, former dissident, Intellectual#Public_intellectual_life/public intellectual, and the editor-in-chief of Poland's largest newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza. Brought up in a family of committed communists, Michnik was one of the most relentless opponents of the communist regime. A legendary figure of the Polish anti-communist opposition, he was imprisoned, first, after the 1968 1968 Polish political crisis/March Events, then, after the imposition of the Martial Law in Poland/Martial Law in 1981. Michnik also played a crucial role during the Polish Round Table Talks, as a result of which the communists conceded to call Polish legislative election, 1989/elections, which were subsequently won by Solidarity (Polish trade union)/Solidarity. Even though he has withdrawn from active politics he has "maintained an influential voice through journalism". He is a laureate of many awards and honors, including a Knight of the Legion of Honour and Europeans of the Year/European of the Year.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous editors! More Adam Michnik on Wikipedia.
In my opinion, the religious visions of Bush's circle are anachronistic. I can't believe that John Ashcroft has personal conversations with God every day, who tells him what to do. But if God told him that he should destroy Saddam, then this was the right advice, because a world without Saddam Hussein is better than a world with Saddam Hussein.Adam Michnik