"Respect the ... people on all sides," says Mr. Bush. And yes, that sure sounds noble. Problem is, you reach a point in every successful struggle for human rights where there is only one side for decent people to be on. It happened with civil rights; it happened with women's rights, it is happening now with gay and lesbian rights. In response to which, Mr. Bush serves up this watery soup, which will, one suspects, be particularly unsatisfying to those directly injured by the hurtful words people like him spoke and the restrictive laws they passed.