why do so many people hate Americans? (352, permasaged)

133 Name: Citizen 2005-11-02 21:35 ID:Heaven

Foreign aid per nation and as % of GNI:
And per capita:
Draw your own conclusions, gentlemen.

About the "natural disaster": wasn't the US government itself that didn't respond for a week, rejecting foreign help? And if you compare the world's reaction to the (predictable) flooding of a city in the richest country on earth to the reaction to an quake that killed 50000+ people, I can't quite see what you're pissed off about:

>Would you help someone who insulted and bullied you for years, just because they got into a bind?

"I'm terribly sorry about letting you bleed to death, but your brother said mean things to me"

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