In December of 2009, we asked Karl Rove via twitter if his office had sent out anti-French talking points to the media. The former Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush replied with a terse NO. While we appreciate having a reply we can add
A little movie by Cédric Villain. Available in English and in French. The most obvious of stereotypes we’ve been battling here for years is regrettably absent from this animation.
Miquelon.org supports the Turn Off Fox campaign. “Many of us already know that Fox News is biased — but it’s actually much worse than that. For years they have used lies, distortions, and race-baiting to divide this country. Recently, it’s gotten downright dangerous. Earlier this summer, a heavily armed man
World soccer can whip up a nationalist frenzy like nothing else. This is also a time when French Bashing becomes popular in many circles; sports writers and commentators for instance. This year will be no exception if France qualifies for the next rounds. wins, loses or … does anything at
Lewis Black nailed it two weeks ago when he exclaimed emphatically that “Glenn Beck has Nazi Tourettes!”. Beck however, is not the only one who suffers such political maladies. Many of America’s right wing columnists also suffer from what I call OFSAS. Obsessive French Surrender Analogy Syndrome (OFSAS) is what
“Defeated by the Nazis, but not disgraced – The German victory remains a victory, and the French loss, a loss. But what has happened over the past 70 years, particularly over the past 30, has amounted to a slow and meticulous reappraisal of what actually happened in May-June 1940. Today,
Seems the latest Ridley Scott movie with Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett is rife with anachronistic anti-French prejudice. Sorry, but we at Miquelon.org can’t even be bothered reviewing this cinematic turd.
The 5 Most Statistically Full of Shit National Stereotypes by Cezary Jan Strusiewicz. Read the rest of the entry at Cracked.com!
We at Miquelon.org have dealt with both comedians and their forays into the world of French Bashing. Conan O’Brien had been invited to Toronto in early 2004 and aired one of the most vile anti-Quebec and anti-French sketches ever. This comedian’s associate, Robert Smigel and his hand puppet Triumph, caused