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1346Re: UK's Government loves Iraq crisis

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  • MacArdle
    Dec 19, 1998
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      you shouldn't watch so much television, it's getting you down

      all the best
      Patrick
      >
      >I was actually making a reference to the US publics inane fascination
      >with the Monica Lewinksy episode, and the presumption that everyone
      >outside the US actually gives a Fuck. (although granted the impeachment
      >has been tied in closely with the Iraq crisis in the past few days). Its
      >highlights
      >perfectly the whole 'CNN - world news' attitude... i.e. 95% of its lineup
      >consists of stories taking place in the US, or directly involving the US. God
      >knows the UK is full of equally small-minded people, but broadcasting this
      >shortcoming to the world and packaging it as Journalism is another thing...
      >there's a piece of footage ive seen countless times of US high school kids
      >in a classroom, confronted with a Globe and being asked to point out different
      >
      >countries... Russia, China, Iraq etc... its hilarious for a while. But not
      >for long.
      >
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