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Plastic Cutlery At Dinner?


It looks to have been a rough EU session yesterday. According to the Daily Telegraph, Jacques Chirac tried to remove a reference in the EU’s concluding declaration to the “full and effective disarmament” of Iraq. It’s yet more proof that Jacques Chirac is neither a statesman, nor an ally, nor a friend, except, I suppose, to Saddam and Mugabe. France’s prima donna president is, however, a fitting leader for his country, that most Norma Desmond of nations.


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