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Anti-Americanism will continue, whoever wins

Justin Webb | 20:35 UK time, Tuesday, 22 July 2008

Already the wiser foreign commentators are cottoning on to a truth about this American election: that it will not reduce hard-core anti-Americanism because hard-core anti-Americanism is unconnected to the policies, stupid. It is in the guts. Great piece, this.

The election, meanwhile, is about to burst back into life with the selection of the McCain vice-presidential candidate. Could it seriously be Bobby Jindal?

I have said before - the pairing would look like a father and his adopted son. The politics would be irrelevant - the look would be too weird.


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