Gay Dutch Soldiers to Blame for Massacre

March 22, 2010 at 1:24 pm 2 comments

gay soldier

Now, I am never one to resist the opportunity to bash my Dutch friends and colleagues (current and former) for the (lack of) military exploits of their once great nation – I can sense the rush of angry Dutch fingers to keyboards already – and the significant (not) contribution that they have made to NATO in recent years.

But, I have to say that this is taking things too far:

A retired US general has said Dutch troops failed to prevent the Srebrenica massacre because the army was weakened, partly due to openly gay soldiers in its ranks.

You can read the full article – here.

At the risk of upsetting my American friends and colleagues – always one that I am prepared to take – this just shows the stupid, redneck, homophobic American military at its worst. Do you think he votes Republican?

Now, if you are Dutch, you must know I am only joshing.

If you are American, think carefully before you respond. Yank-baiting is one of my favourite sports…….


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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. erik  |  March 22, 2010 at 1:34 pm

    Presumably this is rising to the bait (though it doesn’t feel so)…

    Much of the American military is stupid, redneck, and homophobic.


  • 2. doggings  |  March 24, 2010 at 8:37 am

    “Yank-baiting is one of my favourite sports”

    haha the Dog’s been known to poke and prod the American type humans too, some of them are very dumb.



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