If this came from the UK they seem to forget that they would all be speaking German if it were not for this “backwards superpower”.
Always helps to read the column, first. He’s writing about personal checks, ATM’s, imperial measurements, and cable TV.
They all speak English.
In 1944, we were not backwards in relation to things he discusses in this article.
The comparisons he makes about the state of things elsewhere in the world versus here are all pretty much valid. I would prefer to drive my vehicle on the M4 in South Africa than the I-45 between Dallas and Houston, for example.
Living on past glory is not really an answer to most of the questions, large and small, that we face as a nation.
Not really. The Brits were holding their own against the Germans in WWI. In WWII they would have retreated to their island and stayed there. Hitler was “fond” of the English considering them his Aryan brothers.
Also, our mobile phone bills are huge. India and China in comparison didn't even have much phone density until the 90s so they were able to leapfrog past all that to mobile phones and cheap talk time
However, the good thing is that we can then leapfrog past them :) later
This from a nation which requires a license, to watch television.
Oh, lighten up. There's not a thing in that article anyone should feel the least bit insulted over.