Ovid (publius_ovidius) wrote,

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Completely ashamed

Generally, I try to be careful about what I say, but this story about French students having to cancel a visit to the US because of anti-French sentiment leaves me very ashamed to be an American. The xenophobic and jingoistic drivel spewing out of the mouths of our neighbors and our "representatives" is humiliating. In the referenced story, part of the reason the French children couldn't make it is because American families wouldn't have them.</p>
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