Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator
ludickid

The "Greatest" Generation

Remember, a handful of years ago, when there was this show in England called The Greatest Briton? And then it seemed like every country did a TV show where people voted on the greatest person from their country?

Well, okay then.

COUNTRIES WHICH, WHEN ASKED TO CHOOSE THE GREATEST PERSON IN THEIR NATIONAL HISTORY, ACTUALLY PICKED SOMEONE AWESOME: Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, the Czech Republic, New Zealand, Russia, South Africa.

COUNTRIES WHICH, WHEN ASKED TO CHOOSE THE GREATEST PERSON IN THEIR NATIONAL HISTORY, PICKED SOMEONE MORALLY QUESTIONABLE, BUT WHO, ON BALANCE, IS AT LEAST SOMEONE THE CITIZENS COULD RIGHTLY RESPECT FOR THEIR PARTICULAR HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE: Argentina, France, Germany, Japan, Romania, Spain, the Ukraine, the United Kingdom.

COUNTRIES WHICH, WHEN ASKED TO CHOOSE THE GREATEST PERSON IN THEIR NATIONAL HISTORY, ENDED UP PICKING SOMEONE WHO, ON BALANCE, IS KIND OF A PIECE OF SHIT: Finland, Greece, Israel, the Netherlands, Portugal, the United States.

Glad we got that sorted out.
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