Thursday 12 December 2002

Letter from London: You Americans

by Adam Porter

This week another reason to go to war has been published. The Pew Foundation, a `thinktank` founded by the right wing oil baron and industrialist Oliver Pew, has produced a report, `What The World Thinks` claiming everyone hates `America`. Or at least that is the way it is being reported.

`Why do they hate us` is the mantra repeated over and over again by Fox News, South Park and the American government. Now this report had produced some actual concrete results. But it is as if the U.S. government is shocked and appalled at the findings, an interview it is claimed of 38,000 civilians in various countries. Surely not?

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