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Commentary :: International
Why are the British so Overbearing?
04 Feb 2004
Why are the British so Obnoxious and Overbearing?
Are the Brits trying to display their "Superiority" on t.v. and in movies by being Aggressive and/or In Charge? Unfortunately it all comes off as just Overbearing and Obnoxious!

Its like the British really believe (or want the world to believe) that they're somehow still the World's Flagship Super Power they were in the 1920's and 30's! Nothing could be further from the truth!

Brit t.v. "Cop Shows" try to portray themselves as street wise "Americanized" Tough Guys but it all comes off looking over-hyped and silly.

British fashion and music are media-peddled not only in the prefered snoobish,overbearing Brit manner but British music magazines and radio stations etc. communicate (condescend) to their audiences as if their audiences were all 3 to 5 year olds and brainless to boot!

Then theres the popularity in Britain of gutteral,low-life t.v. dramas and sit-coms.Why would anybody in the world want to emulated or idolize any of the depressing characters or dead end social situations portrayed on the "Purgatory-like" Coronation St. or East Enders?

Recently in London a massive crowd of maybe a million people came out to "Cheer On" a Soccer Team that was comprised of mostly low-witted thugs! The pathetic symbolism is not the only thing thats painfully clear,whats also evident is that the British have really nothing better in their narrow little world to exite or validate their "Snobby Superiority" but a pack of sweaty football ruffians!

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