Posted by WTP on January 30, 2002 at 23:23:26:
In Reply to: Re: I Blame the Parents posted by Get A life on January 30, 2002 at 21:31:25:
"and don't use this to Grand stand to take another slam at the US"
For God sake why do so many people in the US have this bizzare sense of self identification with their leaders ?
We didnt have any British people coming on here complaining when we slagged Prince Harry here a couple of weeks ago. Practically everyone in Britain knows that criticisim of their leaders isint necessairly to be taken personally and indeed that theyre welcome to join in or reciprocate as they see fit so why is it different for the US.
Bush may be a representative of (some) American people but he isint some kind of embodiement of them
"The worlds famous shouldn't be held at a higher standard" of course not but they should be held to what they profess to be their own standards which means that if one is constantly condemming drug users one shouldnt expect much sympathy when ones own drug use is exposed