Skip to comments.UK anti-Bush letters spark outrage
Posted on 10/19/2004 7:04:30 AM PDT by finnman69
LONDON, England (Reuters) -- A pro-Kerry letter-writing campaign by Britain's left-leaning Guardian newspaper, targeting undecided U.S. voters, has provoked outrage across the Atlantic.
The paper has encouraged its readers to express their opinions on the November 2 presidential election to voters in the key swing state of Ohio -- to the fury of Clark county.
"Hey England, Scotland and Wales, mind your own business. We don't need weenie-spined Limeys meddling in our presidential election," was one of the e-mail reactions to the campaign.
The Fox national cable television network tore into the newspaper and even John Kerry's own Democrats expressed horror at the campaign.
"We all feel it is not a good idea. I think it was unwise. It is so poorly thought-out," said Sharon Manitta, spokeswoman in Britain for Democrats Abroad.
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Me too. But it shows the delusional nature of Guardian reading lefties that their sixth form debating society, anti-war rhetoric is going to make any difference at all.
Perhaps we should have some sort of a British Freep.
Actually we know that - no apology or shame required. Instead, thanks from here for standing with us. Don't think we'll ever-ever forget those who stood with us during these times NOR will we forget those who refused - including this dirty little trick from the satan spawn.
Upon my word!
Oh, please. They love it and they know it.
I did my part. I signed up to get a name, with no intention of writing. Just wanted to get one person's name off the Guardian list.
No apology necessary, friend.
Oh man, I really like her books. I wish I didn't know that she was a Kerry doofus.
Boo Yeah! Stick that in your pipe and smoke it limeys! I bet monocals were poppin out all over jolly old england when they read that.
"Real Americans aren't interested in your pansy-ass, tea-sipping opinions. If you want to save the world, begin with your own worthless corner of it," wrote one from Texas"
African-Americans, however, remain the principal target of the Republican campaign to block the vote. Unlike the 60s, when black Americans were barred from the polls by police dogs, water cannon and billy clubs, the means today are more refined.