A Tale of Two Europes:
One can get depressed reading this Tom Friedman column
about French spite, malice and insecurity. Or one can feel better about some Europeans by reading this op-ed by Vaclav Havel, Arpad Goncz and Lech Walesa
. ... Unfortunately, Havel, Goncz and Walesa are slowly fading into the past, while the future appears to belong to the bourgeois hip Dominique de Villepin and the rest of his balance-of-power groupies.