Skip to comments.Beligum (and France) can **** Off
Posted on 02/22/2005 7:51:24 PM PST by Richie Rich
Weekly Standard writer Paul Belien has an article about Beligium's latest anti-American salvo. In the offices of Belgium's Vice Prime Minister, the urinals are decorated with stickers that show an American flag and the head of George W. Bush saying, "Go ahead. Piss on me."
While I typically care less about the lives of Belgians than I do about the lives of dust mites, I think this is an obvious slap in the face to both our President and the U.S. as a whole. It's unfortunate that Bush didn't drop his drawers while speaking in Belgium and piss on Prime Minister Verhofstadt.
Or, instead of his speech, Bush should have read the following letter (thanks to Powerline for posting it) from Stephen Ambrose's "Band of Brothers." The letter is written by Corporal Walter Gordon, who was paralyzed in brutal front-line combat at Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge. Gordon wrote the letter to the Mayor of Eindhoven, Belgium in 1991 upon reading that the Eindhoven mayor refused to meet with General Schwarzkopf because, as general of the forces that participated in the Gulf War, Schwarzkopf "had too much blood on his hands."
Gordon's letter is as follows:
(Excerpt) Read more at bizblogger.blogspot.com ...
And when was the last time they won a war? For the life of me I can't remember. All I remember about Belgium history is them getting their collective a$$e$ kicked by just about everybody. They couldn't fight their way out of a wet paper bag. Losers to the last.
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