I know you've heard this from me before, but the Brits are going crazy about Bush... again.
The lead paragraph from the Independent newspaper of London's Washington DC correspondent today reads like this:
"If the human race as a whole, rather than 50 states plus the District of Colombia, could cast a ballot this coming November, John Kerry (search) would surely win the presidency by a landslide."
Now, what Rupert Cornwell is saying there -- by the way, isn't that a terribly Brit name, Rupert Cornwell? -- what he is saying is what the rest of the world thinks: That the United States runs the world, therefore it is unfair that only 200 million U.S. citizens are allowed to vote.
The rest of the world thinks it should have the right to vote, and that it should have the right to outvote us on whoever we would like to be president. And the rest of the world is united in its near total dislike of Geroge W. Bush.
Whether you voted for him, or not, the rest of the world thinks you didn't do enough to prevent him from becoming president. They think you are literally not qualified to pick the person who – effectively -- runs the world.
That's what the world thinks of you. You're going to hear a lot more of this as the election gets closer.
So I ask again, these are people you want our president to be friends with?
That's My Word.
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