Skip to comments.How the GI influx shaped Britain's view of Americans
Posted on 11/08/2012 2:14:58 AM PST by the scotsman
'It is now 70 years since GIs first landed on British soil to join their allies during WWII. Before the war, ordinary British people only knew Americans as the gangsters and heroes from the silver screen. They were in for a shock.'
(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...
According to this article, it was all about the money.
And now the Brits worship Obama.
No we dont.
Contrary to myth, most Brits and Irish couldnt care about the 2008 election. The minority who were were very vocal, but most Brits couldnt have cared less, in fact there was a public backlash against the ad nauseum election coverage on the BBC, ITV, CH4, CH5, Sky News, BBC radio, the major newspapers......
And in 2012, there is even more public apathy and even his minority vocalists here are much quieter.
“Over sexed, over paid, and over here”