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Time to ditch Downton Abbey as
an instrument of foreign policy

Telegraph [UK], by Peter Poster

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 2/1/2013 6:20:26 AM

How did our very own William Hague snag the right to host a farewell dinner for Hillary Clinton, the globe-trotting US secretary of state this week?[Snip] Hillary might love Downton, but she´s not been a particularly great friend to Britain during her tenure. The so-called "Asia" pivot and the Obama administration´s transactional approach to relations (think Falklands) has only reinforced the paradox that the more we harp on about the historical “special relationship” (a phrase Hague used, of course, in DC this week) the less we seem to deserve one in 2013. Yes, yes, I know, Downton is all about

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/1/2013 8:37:33 AM     (No. 9152007)

Hillary is the PIAPS face of the new world order, guess they have something in common.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: oldselzer, 2/1/2013 9:12:48 AM     (No. 9152069)

She was simply following the lead of her boss -- the son of a British-hating Kenyan drunkard, bigamist. But, she should have a fond place in her heart for Britain. After-all, her husband Bill was able to avoid the Vietnam War by dodging the draft on a "Rhodes Scholarship" for which he did no ´scholaring´ but plenty of anti-American organizing and plotting; while randy Bill was also having his way with the London ladies. Britain is our best and most trustworth ally and its commonwealth members, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand stand firmly with us whenever danger threatens -- so let´s trash them and snub them right? Aaaaghh!

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