An ‘ugly campaign to destroy the image of France’
: I’m more than a little leery about the way President Bush tends to make politics and diplomacy so personal
. So I have no doubt the White House is mischievously behind the leaking and spinning of nasty stories about France
. But I do love French bashing. So ...
-- Reader Rich writes in:
"So, according to the Washington Post, the French are whining again about how they are being treated in the American media, that the Administration isn't doing anything about it, and that the Administration is egging the media on. Poor, poor French. Maybe they could be taken remotely seriously if they didn't practice all of that in reverse, more intensely, and over a far longer period. ...My house proudly remains a French-free zone."