Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/17

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Subject: [Leica] Re: The Economist (WAS: Kerry Who)
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Fri Sep 17 12:14:06 2004
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Frank Dernie wrote:

> I read an interview with Angelina Jolie, the American actress, on a 
> plane last week. One of the reasons she likes being out of the USA is to 
> get world news, she said even the big newspapers in the US give 
> superficial coverage of world affairs, my experience would agree, though 
> I have only visited 20 to 30 US locations. It must be just about 
> impossible for the majority of Americans to get a balanced view of world 
> affairs as they are given no data. One of my friends who is an 
> international expert in Washington, doing mainly government work, is 
> tearing her hair out at the antics of the current administration and its 
> ignorance.
> Frank

being out of the USA besides providing more global 
news, also gives one a sense of perspective....a 
sense of what the world sees....

and having returned 24 h ago from Europe, I became 
aware the current world view of the US would shock 
Americains,  blissfully insulated by our 
administration's construction of reality  ....


leica pics later    :-)

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