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February 1st, 2007, 07:49
Originally Posted by txa1265 View Post
The US is on an unprecedented global stage in our proverbial underwear while the rest of the world sit unshaven and unshowered on their couches eating chips and tossing criticisms of how we could be better. Some are right, perhaps many are right, but many others could use a little 'mirror gazing'.
I was of course, being sarcastic….although I do find myself embarassed by Hillary and all her ilk, (and Britney Spears and Halliburton and a whole bunch of other things which are pretty well expressed by the underwear simile. )
Your point is still well taken. All these rings of the media circus are there to sell papers, or whatever. They have as little to do with real life and what the average american is as a superbowl commercial has to do with sports.

Don't quit yer day job, but that was kind of a catchy rhyme

You have politicians in Oz??? Is that something to do with Australia leading the world in number of poisonous species?

Where there's smoke, there's mirrors.
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