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Remembering Why They Hate Us
This 'tube is an oldie, but goodie (now repackaged with the soundtrack of Move Bitch by Ludacris) brought to you by the War in Iraq. News Sophisticate a political news blog, is shocked:
No wonder the people of Iraq see US as an occupying force. Could you imagine if someone drove through the streets of L.A. or D.C. like this? If the police would not shoot them, a citizen sure would. Watch as pedestrians run out of the way of the on coming Humvee. The driver dangerously plays 'bumper cars with traffic during the middle of the day on a busy street. [snip]
Now don't get me wrong...I understand the dangers of waiting in traffic for the U.S. military, but come on. This is no way to win the 'hearts' and 'minds' of the people. There has to be a better way. These very actions are what the average Iraqi views of US everyday. This is not an image we want to portray.