Skip to comments.Angelou: Now I Won't Have To Apologize For My Country When Abroad
Posted on 11/07/2008 10:57:09 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
You might not be thrilled by the election of Barack Obama, but look on the bright side: it's going to make life a lot easier for Maya Angelou when she hangs out with her European friends. Asked by Andrea Mitchell during MSNBC's 1 PM hour what was going through her mind as the results rolled in, the poet mentioned, among other things:
I realized, almost within the minute, I don't have to apologize for my country when I'm abroad. I can say: "I belong to a great country." And the Europeans who say: aren't you glad to be here in France where we don't have the racism you live under? Aren't you glad you're here in Britain, where we don't have -- I mean, I've been on the defensive so long. This time I can say: "I am an American: look at us, look at what we've just achieved."
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Maya’s not ashamed of American anymore ping to Today show list.
What a narcissistic piece o’ crap.
Where is the Barf Alert!!!!
Boy, won’t she be surprised.
How ignorant does one have to be to make that statment.
These sickening freaks don’t deserve America
You’ve never LIVED abroad, have you, dear? LOL!
Wow she really is f'ing clueless.
Will she have to apologize for the worst plastic job surgery this side of Kenny Rogers?
She still has to apologize for her poetry
Senility and liberals = stupidity.
From Denial to senile.............
America should be apologizing for Angelou and her silly writings.
I’ve seen her she is a bit broad.
Just another thought, Maya..........
Now this country is ‘singing in the cage’. You happy, now?
This obsession with what the EU thinks of us has got to stop. Who gives a crap?
Sorry but now it is Europe who is racist for they have never had anyone who is not white lead them! What ever is hse going to do now in racist Europe? *sarcasm*
What poetry? She strings meaningless pompous phrases together and calls it art..............
May I apologize to all for Maya for making such a absurd statement?? She’s not feeling well today.
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