Monday, October 20, 2008

Enough patriotism to make you sick

Most Norwegians, no matter how fond of the U.S., still look down in embarrassment when a U.S. president or politician refers to his/her nation as "the greatest country on earth" - that's just not done here...yet. (some of us still blush when we recall Gro Harlem Brundtlands "typisk norsk å være god.") This, however, is way, way beyond the pale. Peace on earth!

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