Backhander from Prince Andrew on geography teachers

Uproarious backhanded compliment from Prince Andrew in one of the WikiLeaks cables for geography teachers and a lesson in geopolitics:

he reacted with almost neuralgic patriotism whenever any comparison between the United States and United Kingdom came up. For example, one British businessman noted that despite the “overwhelming might of the American economy compared to ours” the amount of American and British investment in Kyrgyzstan was similar. Snapped the Duke: “No surprise there. The Americans don’t understand geography. Never have. In the U.K., we have the best geography teachers in the world!”

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