February 19, 2003

Chirac is a Vulgar, Unsubtle

Chirac is a Vulgar, Unsubtle and Bullying Thug!

Or so sayeth Tony Blankley in the Wash Times. The French Ambassador to Wash DC probably dropped his croissant when he got Blankley's op-ed in his morning press clippings. And in a little noticed detail Blankley informs us that Chirac lectured the Poles et al. when they were not even in the room! How, eh, Vichy-like of him.

Blankley: "Adding cowardice to hypocrisy, President Chirac insisted on hurling his threats without his target nations being present. According to the Associated Press report, Britain, Spain and other EU nations had suggested that the candidate nations attend the Monday emergency summit on Iraq, but France and Germany refused to let them in. Then, with the representatives of Poland, Hungary and the other countries safely barred from the conference, the heroic French President unsheathed his verbal sword and smote his absent allies with economic blackmail threats."

Un peu triste, non?

Posted by Gregory at February 19, 2003 11:04 PM
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