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Teabagger dream, or nightmare? A BBC comedy with Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie:

Is it just me, or are there two insults against Americans in here? The second one is the obvious one, where the policeman asks him to fill out a form (rather then fill in a form, as the British would say) and he asks if everyone has suddenly turned American. But more subtly, the police station has all kinds of coffee, but no tea. The intended reference being that the US (with its private health insurance) infecting the British police.



  1. Morrius wrote:

    This is all wrong. You don’t deny someone service because they’re not subscribed. You help them, then you send them a bill with a huge out-of-network surcharge.

    Sunday, September 27, 2009 at 10:04 am | Permalink
  2. Iron Knee wrote:

    Morrius, are you saying that the US healthcare system is all wrong, then?

    Sunday, September 27, 2009 at 11:20 am | Permalink
  3. Morrius wrote:

    Nope, just trying to crack a joke.

    I got nothin’.

    Sunday, September 27, 2009 at 3:43 pm | Permalink
  4. Iron Knee wrote:


    Sunday, September 27, 2009 at 10:39 pm | Permalink
  5. Bobbalooie wrote:

    IRON KNEE,yes the US health care industry IS ALL WRONG,much like our corporate run government.
    WE need an American health care system run by true Americans,and not greedy assholes.

    Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 12:18 am | Permalink
  6. starluna wrote:

    Bobbalooie – agree with the sentiment. But, dude, take a chill pill.

    Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at 6:52 am | Permalink