I stumbled upon an excellent post on Borepatch titled Why Britain needs America around to shoot bad guys. More or less it talks about how Europe loves to think of themselves as far more civilized than the United States because they solve their problems through diplomacy and negotiations. Of course this only works for them because they can point to us and say if the other negotiating party doesn’t comply Europe can send their friend (the United States) to beat them up.
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Thanks for the link. The post was actually one of the few that the Mrs. has put up. She’s pretty danged smart (other than the whole marrying me thing).
It was an excellent post. Kudos to your Mrs. for coming up with that.
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