I am confused.
I understand that America is “accepting of all people”, even the pathetic ones. Two recent examples are Russell Brand and Piers Morgan. Bothe were born in England. Neither is a citizen of the United States. One is a quite unfunny previously addicted “comedian” and the other a relatively uneducated reporter. Despite their lack of citizenship and miniscule credentials, both have very strong opinions about how America should be governed and how its citizens should act. The sad part is that Americans listen to them.
If an American went to England (or anywhere else in Europe) and told them how to run their country, the phrase “Ugly American” would be in bold print and screaming words across European media.
Sagacity is not inherent in accent. Britain has its own difficulties. I would suggest that both Brand and Morgan use their self-declared brilliance to assist their own country out of its own dilemmas and allow Americans to manage our own.
I would further suggest that America end its enthrallment with European accents and loudness of voice and begin listening to the words. That advice would have gone far in Europe prior to World War II. Rather than call these two “Ugly Brits”, I suggest we just send them home.