Skip to comments.Falkland Islands newspaper calls Cristina Fernández de Kirchner a *itch (edit mine)
Posted on 02/10/2012 6:38:33 AM PST by C19fan
The Falkland Islands newspaper the Penguin News has triggered uproar on Argentinian social networks by calling President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner a *itch.
The newspaper's website uploaded a photo of Fernández briefly using the insult as a file name on Wednesday, a day after she accused Britain of militarising the south Atlantic islands.
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No Woman Is an Island.
The main difference between this and 1982 is that Argentina has a lot better looking leader than the old fart military juntas. Back then, Reagan allowed the Brits to use the airbase on Ascension island to re-supply. They were both allies of ours back then, but we ended up siding with the UK, mainly because of the special US-UK relationship. Not sure that would happen now.
Fortunately for the UK, the island is a lot more fortified than before with more planes and military personnel on the island. They may not really need our help other than moral support. With Obama, doubt they would get that. I don’t think the U.S. should get involved but we should throw our moral support behind the U.K. If they needed intelligence information or somewhere for re-supply like they did last time, we should do that.
Poor ickle Argies!
Nasty old Brits are making it difficult for the Argies to steel the Falklands.
Does the Waaambulance do South American calls?
Originally we didn’t allow the RAF to use the airbase on Ascension until Thatcher put some heavy pressure on Ronnie R. I always thought we were in the wrong on that initial position considering that Ascension is a UK territory and the base is called RAF Ascension Island!!
Not only does the UK now have a decent base for forward operations and a much improved materiel position but the Argie air force and navy are a shadow of what they were in 1981.