Quote of the Day

“Speaking here in my capacity as a polished, sophisticated European . . . , it seems to me the laugh here is on the polished, sophisticated Europeans. They think Americans are fat, vulgar, greedy, stupid, ambitious, and ignorant and so on. And they’ve taken as their own, as their representative American, someone who actually embodies all of those qualities.”

–British commentator Christopher Hitchens, on Michael Moore. Moore just recently won top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, a staple of sophisticated European culture.

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