Ugly American

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Ugly American (pejorative) - Other Use - Politics
... foreign fashion models to work in the United States, and was subsequently dubbed the "ugly American bill" ... Bush Administration was often referred to as "The Ugly American" because of its stance on foreign policies ... hopeful John McCain outlined a series of measures to roll back Bush policies and counter the "ugly American" image ...
The Ugly American - 1958 Novel
... entendre, referring both to the physically unattractive hero, Homer Atkins, and to the ugly behavior of the American government employees ... A mysterious change seems to come over Americans when they go to a foreign land ... They're loud and ostentatious." The "ugly American" of the book title fundamentally refers to the plain-looking engineer Atkins, who lives with the local people, who comes to understand their needs, and who offers ...

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