July 08, 2005

In the heart of little Beirut...

They eyed him warily, but one of them couldn't resist and blurted out aggressively, "It's Tony Blair's fault! They've killed 100,000 people -- it's like a boomerang." Later she repeated this, talking about "killing innocent people" and "invading other peoples' country . . ."

When we asked her the question about the calm, she shrugged too. "We're used to it," she replied. "Americans get patriotic over anything silly."

We were starting to see a pattern.

Charmaine Yoest has first hand accounts of some of the puzzling and disheartening reaction of some of those in London.
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