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From the beginning of our New World experience, Europe, and most particularly Britain, have always treated America and Americans with rude contempt. For an eye-opening example, read about John Adams’ experiences in London. That attitude has never diminished over time. Even when we were saving their country in two world wars, they mocked us, our ways, and our strengths.
They have always believed that they know better than we do about everything. A feeling of superiority breeds contempt, even — perhaps especially — when the superiority is imagined rather then real, as it is in this case.
They are also suffering from the relative success of American democracy and capitalism, as well as our military strength, since and beginning with the Revolutionary War.
Finally, they believe the far left media and blogs partly because that’s mostly what they are fed, and partly because that’s exactly what they want to believe.
Barack Obama as President would provide vindication for their beliefs economic and political, and restore their notion that they are, or should be, co-equal partners with the U.S. — or better, our masters with us as puppets.p>If they couldn’t have Jean Francois Kerry, they’ll happily take an even more malleable stooge — Barack Francois Obama. br> — A. C. Santore /p> p> “Europe presumes.” That head rolled in 1776. br> —
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?