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Note to European liberals no one in America gives a damn what you think about the US election
Telegraph - UK ^ | October 25, 2012 | Ed West

Posted on 10/25/2012 1:55:57 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

.......... [S]upport for Obama has more to do with European distaste for Middle America, characterised by “angry” Tea Party activists, guns, racism, climate-change denial and creationism. (We all like a laugh at creationists, but the main difference between the sort of unscientific beliefs espoused by religious Republicans and the secular bunkum believed by the Democrats is that you can get fired for questioning the latter’s PC doctrines.)

It’s this arrogance and snobbery that drives European thinking about the US. A case in point is the Guardian’s unwittingly comic 2004 Operation Clark County, where they got various yellow-teethed Brits to condescendingly tell our colonial cousins how parochial and frightful they all were.

Obama represents opposition to this Jesusland version of the US, and, according to the media narrative, is representative of another sort of America, as well as the country’s journey from slavery to equality (something I guess has little resonance with the Chinese). Europeans like Obama because of how he makes them feel about themselves; by contrast, for many Americans he seems like something of an empty shell, weak, bored, condescending and driving the country further into debt.

Luckily for them it’s up to Americans to decide the next election, and the views of Europe’s liberal opinion-formers don’t amount to a hill of beans. I just hope that, come the early hours of November 7, the BBC has plenty of counselors on standby.

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012election; corruption; eu; europeanmodel; evil; socialism; us; worldgovernment
He could just as well be describing U.S. LIBERALS and MSM [except they get to vote].
1 posted on 10/25/2012 1:56:08 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“Note to European liberals – no one in America gives a damn what you think about the US election”

That’s a fact, Jaques.


2 posted on 10/25/2012 2:16:51 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and none dare call it treason)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Hey, I find the Europeans’ naïveté amusing. (Do the French even have a word for naïveté?)


3 posted on 10/25/2012 2:21:38 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Obama: Brought to you by the letter "O" and the number 16 trillion.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
We all like a laugh at creationists...

Oh, we do, do we?

4 posted on 10/25/2012 2:51:42 AM PDT by arasina (Communism is EVIL. So there.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
Hey, I find the Europeans’ naïveté amusing. (Do the French even have a word for naïveté?)

Actually, the term "naive" has its roots from the Frog Language.

Origin of NAIVE:

French naïve, feminine of naïf, from Old French, inborn, natural, from Latin nativus native

First Known Use: 1654

5 posted on 10/25/2012 3:16:32 AM PDT by neveralib
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
... [S]upport for Obama has more to do with European distaste for Middle America, characterised by “angry” Tea Party activists, guns, racism, climate-change denial and creationism.

Here all this time I thought that European support for Obama was because Obama espouses the same failed socialist policies that are leading Europe to economic and social collapse.

Europe might be "saved" by the likely implementation of Sharia Law. European disordered minds and policies support the "infestation" of the entire union by outsiders with no interest in their silly borders, language, and culture.

6 posted on 10/25/2012 3:34:18 AM PDT by olezip
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

ping


7 posted on 10/25/2012 3:34:49 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

You’re a pee on. == European.


8 posted on 10/25/2012 3:37:54 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: olezip

>>[S]upport for Obama has more to do with European distaste for Middle America, characterised by “angry” Tea Party activists, guns, racism, climate-change denial and creationism.

Aside from racism, these are all things I support!


9 posted on 10/25/2012 4:05:56 AM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The EU/UN is trying to do to the US what it did to South Africa.

There should be some active measures against this nonsense.


10 posted on 10/25/2012 4:28:32 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I like the idea they`re backing 0bama. The international media reactions to GOP victories are entertaining. Since the ruling classes over there despise America nearly as much as U.S. liberals do, so their whining disappointment will evoke from me the highest level of shadenfreude.

Euros, muslims, Asians, Africans.. the whole lot of you...you don`t get a vote, so..

FOAD!


11 posted on 10/25/2012 4:31:18 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Record high turnout is our hope for sending 0bama home. Pray hard!!!)
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To: neveralib
You'll be telling us they have words for nuance and sarcasm next.
12 posted on 10/25/2012 4:49:54 AM PDT by Vide
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Europeans think Americans think like Europeans. They do not understand why we don’t notice them or for that matter even think about them. They are constantly trying to prove to Americans that they are better and we just don’t care so they do what all liberals eventually do to get noticed....they start attacking us personally....and we still don’t care. What is wrong with Americans?
13 posted on 10/25/2012 4:50:31 AM PDT by when the time is right
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To: neveralib

I think Lonesome had his tongue firmly planted in his cheek on that remark.


14 posted on 10/25/2012 4:51:37 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: when the time is right

My Brit in-laws are very nice people, but they’re all extremely liberal on most matters and of course all anti Iraq and Afghanistan wars. One time one of them said that war is never good. I remarked that it sure took care of Hitler. He didn’t have an answer for that one.


15 posted on 10/25/2012 4:55:03 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: generally
[S]upport for Obama has more to do with European distaste for Middle America, characterised by “angry” Tea Party activists, guns, racism, climate-change denial and creationism.

That is true, but Europeans are largely socialist. Socialists hate the truth; they are forever frustrated that the realities of natural law and life do not fit into their Utopian perspective, their ideas of what constitutes a perfect world.

It is quite odd. Tea Party activists simply believe in fiscal responsibility, God, and the sanctity of life.

16 posted on 10/25/2012 5:24:04 AM PDT by olezip
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Government slaves are allowed to have an opinion? They have an opinion of our system, because they are not allowed to have opinions of their own system. I guess we could feel sorry for them.


17 posted on 10/25/2012 6:18:27 AM PDT by Truth2012
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To: olezip

That reminds me of a great quote I read the other day. Something like:

When your theories don’t match reality, it’s not reality that’s broken.


18 posted on 10/25/2012 6:50:51 AM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: generally
>>[S]upport for Obama has more to do with European distaste for Middle America, characterised by “angry” Tea Party activists, guns, racism, climate-change denial and creationism. Aside from racism, these are all things I support!

What they perceive as racism is the coddling of an ethnic group by liberals preventing them from fully assimilating into society. It's racism, but not the racism they perceive it to be.
19 posted on 10/25/2012 7:04:11 AM PDT by klgator
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I remember years ago I was stationed at a USAF base in the UK during a presidential election. Brits I knew were completly bewildered by our elections. It was not just the Presidential election and the Electoral College they didn’t understand. It was also our local elections and how we seem to vote for just about every political office there is. I told them that was democracy at work.


20 posted on 10/25/2012 7:24:43 AM PDT by ops33 (Senior Master Sergeant, USAF (Retired))
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To: neveralib
Sarcasm is lost in translation, however.
21 posted on 10/25/2012 10:05:22 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Obama: Brought to you by the letter "O" and the number 16 trillion.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

One of these European countries should grant him citizenship and vote him in as Prime Minister. France, maybe. They love him that much, don’t they?


22 posted on 10/25/2012 10:52:24 AM PDT by rightwingcrazy
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets; Cincinatus' Wife; M. Espinola; stephenjohnbanker; Travis McGee; ...
Our Comgress has sold us out just like King Zero has sold us out. Our govermnet s totally corrupt. Obama has signed 900 Executive Orders. All of them probably violate our Consitution. And we as vpters are all illrevent and no longer have a word to say about our own government.

Nigel Farage: "We are Headed for One World Government

23 posted on 10/25/2012 12:29:44 PM PDT by ex-Texan (The Time to "Wake Up" is Over !)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Piss off Europe!


24 posted on 10/25/2012 12:33:59 PM PDT by Leep (Billybob 0bama:I sure would like to remain dic-tater..mmm hmmm)
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To: when the time is right; All

The Europeans don’t understand that America’s forefathers left that sorry continent while the getting was good . In the last century Europe has given the world the two World Wars the ideologies of socialism ,communism, fascism, Nazism,Stalinism,the final Solution to the Jewish Question , the liquidation of the Kulaks & the Europeans can’t figure out why we try to go our own way instead of following their lead.


25 posted on 10/25/2012 2:16:05 PM PDT by Nebr FAL owner
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets; Cincinatus' Wife; M. Espinola; stephenjohnbanker; Travis McGee
Nigel Farage is the only politician talking against EU's or the US' highly corrupt financial shenanigans:

Nigel Farage - 'Bailouts' are a means for total subjugation to EU control - Oct 2012

26 posted on 10/25/2012 5:41:48 PM PDT by ex-Texan (The Time to "Wake Up" is Over !)
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