Re: Sympathetic


Subject: Re: Sympathetic
From: Topher Farrell (Topher.Farrell@redhook.com)
Date: Thu Nov 04 2004 - 16:01:27 EST


But we enjoy your money.

miriam clinton (iriXx) wrote:

> Richard Whitelaw wrote:
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>> http://www.guardian.co.uk/uselections2004/story/0,13918,1329858,00.html
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>> "Have you not noticed that Americans don't give two shits what Europeans
>> think of us? Each email someone gets from some arrogant Brit telling
>> us why
>> to NOT vote for George Bush is going to backfire, you stupid,
>> yellow-toothed
>> pansies ... I don't give a rat's ass if our election is going to have an
>> effect on your worthless little life.
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> a) how would you feel if the Americans started telling us how to vote
> in our elections? given that the secret ballot is still sacred in the
> UK (whereas in most states of the US you must register with a party)
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> b) from a European's perspective, having spent 3 months here - we are
> /not/ liked.
> We are either toys on show, tourists - or invaders.
>
> I try to live here and I get treated like both.
>
> Thanks very much, The Guardian.
>
> mC~
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