Speaking of French drawbacks ...: Everything in this CSM op-ed is true.
But it still doesn’t explain France’s foreign policy, its Elf scandals, its neo-colonialism in West Africa, its foreign minister’s bad poetry and his other bourgeoisie aristocratic pretensions, etc. ... For a better take on Franco-American relations, check out David Ignatius’ column
this morning in the Washington Post. ... Hey, while you’re at it, never hurts to check out Merde in France