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Well, I'm one of those ugly Americans - sort of "in your face."

I fully admit that some of this "in your face" stuff has gotten us in big trouble and lead to one of the worst outcomes possible in the person who is often referred to as the "President of the United States."

Stereotypes become stereotypes by being true I guess, and regrettably I exhibit all the properties of being an American, including a sometimes graceless and rude approach to life.   Please be assured though that this aspect of my personality doesn't mean that I am anything but deeply ashamed of my "government."

I do, all being said, admire European grace and subtlety, but exhibiting those traits myself is not in my nature.

by NNadir on Mon Jan 8th, 2007 at 04:47:17 PM EST
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