The so-called “fair and balanced” news channel, world famous for its frequent and incessant French Bashing, is losing ground and relevancy in America. The channel has been the focus point of a number controversies lately, including Bill O’Reilly’s astonishment over the civility of the patrons of a Harlem restaurant and
Last Wednesday, Fox New’s John Gibson marked the anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq War with another stab at France: Remember, France had been bought off with oil for food billions and Jacques Chirac was trying to rehab Saddam and reintroduce him to the world as a proper national
When the American Air Force awarded a $30+ billion contract to EADS, the European parent company of Airbus, several politicians seized the opportunity to renew with another round of French Bashing. By claiming this contract will result in the non-creation of 44 000 jobs, politicians like Kansas Republican Sen. Pat
John McCain, à présent le candidat officiel du parti républicain pour la prochaine présidentielle, n’avait pas le profil désigné d’un copain de président français. (…) Il est aussi réputé pour sa francophobie. Lire la suite de l’article de Rue89
The last World War I veteran of France has just passed away at age 110. Lazare Ponticelli is the last of 8.5 million men who fought under the flag of France. Close to 1.4 million French soldiers as well as 300,000 French civilians died during the First World War. Source
Air Force Buys French Tanker “There had been doubts as to whether the Air Force, and Congress, would award such a massive contract to a French firm, but a thaw in relations following the election of Nicolas Sarkozy may have eased concerns. Also Northrop claims that its aircraft will create
We have yet to fully comprehend the consequences of the Administration’s Anti-French policies carried out between 2003 and 2007, but careful research has been conducted in certain fields, including the effect of French Bashing on the publishing of French papers in American journals following the events of 2003.
Donald Morrison’s premature report on the death of French Culture (Time Magazine) was dealt a wicked blow tonight at the Oscars. Marion Cotillard won for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role as chanteuse Edith Piaf in La Vie en Rose, and Philippe Pollet-Villard win for Best Live
Über-conservative commentator, Michael Savage was reported to have gone on another anti-French tirade on his show, aired Friday February 8th. He revisited one of his favourite theories, according to which Jerry Lewis’s status in France is due to a form of closet Anti-Semitism. Michael Savage believes the French do not
During his surrender concession speech, Mitt Romney warned his audience that America, if not careful, could become another “France”, a Romney euphemism for failure.