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What did Obama say to the Queen?

May 28, 2011

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“Why did we even split up?  Let’s never fight again.” “Can you introduce me to Elton John?” “Fergie asked me to ask you if you were mad at her.  She can’t think of what she might have done to upset you.” “That Pippa can really hang a bridesmaid’s dress, what, what?” “I don’t want to […]

Scenes from the Special Relationship

May 25, 2011

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US President Barack Obama is visiting the United Kingdom as part of an official state visit.  Past leaders of both countries have been fond of using the term “special relationship” to describe the US-UK bond.  I’ve never been sure how to interpret “special relationship”.  It’s the kind of vague label that a high school guy […]