NOT A TEACHER
(1) First, I have just read in London's Guardian newspaper (online) that
print newspapers are doing very well in India. Congratulations!!! Here in
the States, our print newspapers (with a few exceptions) are dying.
(2) Now to the grammar (of course, NOT to the content) of
The Indian prime minister has said in Afghanistan that "India is
not America." What does that mean? Let's try to decipher its
actual meaning. American commandos stormed bin Laden's
hideout in Pakistan and killed him. But India's most-wanted
criminals who are hiding in Pakistan have no reason to fear
that India will storm their hideouts, for our commandos are
much too busy protecting Indian politicians, many of whom
have been implicated in cases of corruption and are seeking
ways to stash their ill-gotten gains in Swiss banks. Kasab, the
biggest terrorist after bin Laden, is enjoying a great life in a
Indian prison. It appears that corrupt politicians and terrorists
find India a very safe country.
(3) I suspect that this thread will be moved to the writing
forum since "Ask a Teacher" specializes in points of grammar.
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