Derb wonders what the heck happened to the storied British stiff upper lip:
“'15 British Agressors [sic] must be EXECUTED.' That was the placard being held up by some beetle-browed Iranian outside the British Embassy in
"How on earth can Britons behave like that? A previous generation would not have done so. I knew the women of my mother’s generation pretty well (Mum was born in 1912), and I am certain that any one of them, given that headscarf and told to put it on, would have said: 'You can hang me with it if you like, but I’ll be damned if I’ll wear the filthy thing.' The men likewise. What on earth has happened to the British?"