International: Worth Saving?

Ruminating sardonically, as is his custom, Britain's Philosopher-Humorist Nat Gubbins last week summed up the situation:

"Britain, who thinks she saved the world, is mute in the bonds of austerity; Russia, who thinks she saved the world, sits back, enormous, suspicious, watching; and America, who thinks she saved the world, makes one think of a nervous, hysterical girl holding a hand grenade, not knowing when it will go off and not knowing what to do with it."

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