Jacques Chirac told Tony Blair that he had won nothing from Bus for supporting the war against Saddam Hussein’s regime.
The possibility that Blair supported the liberation of the Iraqi people from a Fascist regime as a matter of principle and deeply felt conviction would never even occur to Chirac.
I know democracies never go to war with one another. But mightn’t we make an exception once in a while? (The devil made me say that! Bite my tongue! Hush my mouth!) The story on Chirac dissing Blair is here.