zondag 17 juni 2012

The media Images of the US and Europe

As an European citizen looking at the United States one can get a strange feeling. How is it possible that conservative Americans call a democrat a socialist, where a socialist would call that democrat a conservative. Or how is it possible that the Americans created the internet and companies like Apple, Cisco, Facebook and Twitter. But they think Denmark is the capital of the Netherlands. Or how is possible that a company like IBM builds a computer that is able to beat chess masters, but a shop assistant can not count 49 cents and 51 cents up to a dollar.

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