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Originally posted by Kriz_4
Are you serious? Get past your hate of the French. How can you even compare what one leaders opinions are to the rest of a CONTINENT? Should we take, for example, what someone in Peru has to say and make that what all of America says? Are you saying us Europeans base our judgement on what Chirac thinks?
Originally posted by FlyersFan
Chirac is a terrorist aspirant. W best keep his cowboy
composure and NOT suck up to Chirac. If he does ...
it will make me sick to my stomach! BARF!
Originally posted by djohnsto77
That's what this trip is for. European countries still think they're important and sore over the loss of their empires and want to feel important again...having the President make overtures towards them makes them feel good about themselves and allows them to be able to help the world situation in a minuscule way and blow it all out of proportion by making it seem like the U.S. really needs them.
Originally posted by drfunk
This is a major problem between US-Euro relations is a lack of respect that Europeans feel they get from America. This attitude doesn't help anything.