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Yep. The situation in eastern Europe is worse. But I think even Mitt Romney would feel silly to proclaim, that the state of Georgia in the greatest nation in the world is still better off than the former soviet republic of Georgia.

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by Martin (weiser.mensch(at)googlemail.com) on Wed Sep 10th, 2008 at 08:20:28 AM EST
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Oh, I wouldn't put it past your average US Rightwinger...
by Bernard (bernard) on Wed Sep 10th, 2008 at 03:42:22 PM EST
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I wouldn't put it past your average american, wing nut or otherwise.  I had a wonderful Spanish exchange student some years back, she used to come home exasperated when idiots would ask her stupid stuff.  I can still see her shaking her head and saying, "Do you know what someone asked me today?  He asked me if we have cars in Spain! I told him 'No, we have horses and carts."

I think very few Americans would understand that Georgia in Europe was even comparable to Georgia in the South.

"I said, 'Wait a minute, Chester, You know I'm a peaceful man...'" Robbie Robertson

by NearlyNormal on Thu Sep 11th, 2008 at 06:16:26 PM EST
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