Tuesday, 12 June 2018

America's 'strong relationship with government of Germany'... Oh FFS!

quote [ 'You have six months to educate Heather Nauert on the history and significance of Pearl Harbor before she cites it as an example of strong US-Japan relations' ]

Wow...just wow... okay, there's not a whole lot more that I can contribute to the foregoing assessment (Spoiler alert: State Dept person claims D-Day is evidence of a "long relationship")
[SFW] [politics] [+2]
[by Bob Denver@6:44amGMT]

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cb361 said @ 5:39pm GMT on 12th Jun [Score:1 laz0r]
It takes two to tango.
Bob Denver said @ 12:10am GMT on 15th Jun [Score:1 laz0r]
No. For the tango, they wear those slinky dresses with the slit up the side. It takes tutu ballet. (sorry slightly delirious)
Morris Forgot his Password said @ 3:59am GMT on 13th Jun [Score:1 Informative]
The Trump administration is doing a fine job of uniting politicians. Yesterday the Canadian House of Commons voted unanimously in a motion to support Justin Trudeau's stance in defending Canadian interests against Trump's anti free trade posturing. The House rose in applause for a Conservative opposition speech in support of the Trudeau led Liberal government.
lilmookieesquire said @ 6:50am GMT on 12th Jun
To be fair we did give them that whole eugenics popularization thing from California. And the republicans are arguably doing a fantastic recreation of 1920s Germany political tradition/re-enactment.
ComposerNate said @ 7:16am GMT on 12th Jun
She referenced the Marshall Plan as an example of a strong relationship with Germany, and D-Day as a tongue-in-cheek example of a long history together. She did fine.
hellboy said @ 7:46am GMT on 12th Jun
Not quite. She left out the Nuremberg trials as an example of our shared commitment to justice.
knumbknutz said[1] @ 2:15pm GMT on 12th Jun
I'm kind of disappointed she did not mention the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as the start of a long technological and scientific partnership.

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