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Britain Bashes America on the Osama Bin Laden Murder
It seems that are British friends across the pond, at least, many of the rank and file blue collar members are bashing America and its killing of Osama Bin Laden. The working class seems to have developed an elitist attitude about how justice is and should be. Oddly enough, the British military and many of their leaders seem to have a direct opposite opinion than their lowly subjects they rule over. They, for the most part, are happy America murdered, assassinated, killed, Osama Bin Laden.
America has always loved their older brother. We love their accent, we find their use of words interesting and funny, we loved their main imports: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, the MG sports car, the Secret Agent Man TV show, Sean Connery, and just about anything they toss over to us. But let's face it. Sometimes, the little brother or sibling is superior in certain things and it makes the older kid jealous.
Take Osama Bin Laden. Al-qaeda attacked the US on 2001, murdering 3000+ Americans. It did not happen to the Brits. we declared war on terrorism and like a good brother does, the British joined us because it was valid. Now that al-Qaeda's leader is dead, the rank and file are acting as if the British are superior in a condescending manner about how Osama was killed.
Across the pond, it is all very trite and sneering circling around legalisms, human rights, even for this mass murderer. I doubt if this superior attitude would prevail there had 9\11 happened on the scale it did over there-crashing into the London Bridge, Downing Street, Parliament, the Queen's palace. Many of them do not celebrate his demise, but bitch about how, as a human being, America should have captured him and put him on trial. Can you imagine that? What a circus it would have been. Some think poor Osama did not have opportunity to surrender. When a BBC newscaster announced that he was elated about the news, he was heckled and booed for sometime from the audience. Yet, when a panelist indicated that the US action made them depressed because it demeans democracy and showed how Obama was an ugly American president by allowing the killing but also torture, the audience cheered and whistled! a member of their Liberal Party claimed that he could not rejoice for he belonged to a country where due process of law is the foundation. Some of their lawyers state that Osama did not have due process and no human rights and even the British should not stoop so slow, and that Osama was not buried according Islamic law further degenerates America. Even in their schools, teachers talk about how Osama was murdered and denied human rights of a fair trial!
In WW2, when the Facist Mussolini was finally captured, they hung him up on meat hooks to die a slow death and then urinated on him. Now I understand why Alice in Wonderland was written by a Brit.