Thursday, March 18, 2004
# Posted 5:29 PM by Ariel David Adesnik
Moreover, such offensive statements tend to have the exact opposite of the intended effect, since voters don't want to be told by foreign politicians -- especially American presidents -- whom they should vote for. Of course, most Americans will never hear what the new Spanish PM said, since Spanish PMs don't get paid much attention on this side of the Atlantic (unless Democratic presidential candidates foolishly remind voters that Europeans never support Republicans).
UPDATE: Steve Sturm adds some thoughtful comments to my response. (0) opinions -- Add your opinion
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