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to be bored f****** rigid by the news coverage of the usa election

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2shoes Fri 29-Aug-08 22:09:17

I do not live in the USA
surely something is happening somewhere else.
is is soooooooo boring

Ronaldinhio Fri 29-Aug-08 22:11:04

D'ya think that they will watch Tory Boy and the Broons with such dedication?

2shoes Fri 29-Aug-08 22:12:01

no but nor will I
IT IS so ott

Ronaldinhio Fri 29-Aug-08 22:13:52

I did think that the Obama speech was great but that whole fireworks and stadium thing was just cringe

LouMacca Fri 29-Aug-08 22:27:43

Bad News - I think that the amount of money being spent on the USA elections is disgusting considering how many USA cizitens are having their homes repossessed (sp?)

Good News - How fantastic is it that it looks like a black man will be the president of the USA. I never thought it would happen in my lifetime (apart from in 24 of course!)

LaVieEnRose Fri 29-Aug-08 22:28:56

I thought Obama came across as some kind of preacher. hmm

Although that probably goes down quite well in the US. he'd just get laughed off the stage here.

I love watching the US elections. I find them so much more interesting than ours. They still argue about issues such as abortion fgs! And whoever wins will have influence in this country obviously.

Having said that, I really would not like to live in the US and have to choose between these slimey people!

BigGitDad Fri 29-Aug-08 22:33:25

2shoes I think who wins will have a very important influence on world affairs in the year to come. Plus a black US president? Who would have thought we'd see that?
I'll be watching with interest.

2shoes Fri 29-Aug-08 22:34:43

I know
it isn't even the election proper yet

BigGitDad Fri 29-Aug-08 22:50:46

But then Hilary (a woman) or Obama (Black) what a contest! One also a very heavy political heavyweight with the clinton name and the other a fresh face with more ideals.
I told you I was boring 2shoes, did I tell you I went to University in the US for four months on an exchange programme when I was a student? I'm really very boring me!grin

StayFrosty Fri 29-Aug-08 23:04:48

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surprise Fri 29-Aug-08 23:55:16

No, you're not being unreasonable. I get so f8888ed off with US elections - who really gives a shit? We don't cover any other world elections so why theres? I was under the illusion that we were part of europe, not the usa, but clearly not.

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