Here are some Bush speeches:



Also, try googling "Bush Speeches" or go to whitehouse.gov and click the archive link.


"As we enforce the just demands of the world, we will also honor the deepest commitments of our country. Unlike Saddam Hussein, we believe the Iraqi people are deserving and capable of human liberty. And when the dictator has departed, they can set an example to all the Middle East of a vital and peaceful and self-governing nation." Address to the Nation on Iraq, March 17,2003
Ok, so according to Lye, one element of an ideology is assumptions and beliefs about what is 'natural', especially what is natural (and unnatural) for humans. If a particular quality or faculty is attributed to 'human nature' then it is true for all humans. In the above quotation, George Bush explicitly claims that he is assumes Iraqis are just like us regarding 'human liberty'. By declaring this assumption, he is legitimating his plan to bring democracy to Iraq.