American are very nice - they are friendly and open and engaging, indeed sincere - but it is impossible to share our humour with them. Sometimes an ambitious American will try to imitate our sense of humour, but it is just embarrassing.
Thank heaven we are both fighting the Taliban so we have no need to fight one another.
However we are fighting for the Enlightenment and our internal enemies are the enemies of the Enlightenment such as the New Age, Evangelicals, the Left and Islam.
Both sides of our Parliament are committed to victory.
So not only do our soldiers go in harm's way but we support them with our words at home.