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pink-o Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-12-10 01:29 PM
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26. Just spent the last week in London. Pissed off a lot of "pissed" blokes in the pubs
...with a few "USA! USA!" chants. :rofl: :rofl: But yeah--WTF is wrong for cheering your country on? We do it for the Olympics, and since America is late to soccer it's pretty awesome that we're as good as we are.

So I've been back in SF for less than 16 hours, still loopy from jet lag, but the other thing that I got into with the Brits about is this: The media over there are actually SYMPATHETIC to BP. The general consensus is that we are mean, bullying yankees, and Tony Hayward is just an "affable geologist" who found himself in an unfortunate position and is now the most hated man in America. Seriously!

I got a lot of Brits yelling at me when I brought up the fact that their "affable geologist" is a greedy corporate pig who thought he could get away with doing it on the cheap. Believe me, they were ready to pay for my flight home after that!
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