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09.12.2008 · Posted in Editorials

It’s just another day in American advertising and time of course for some renewed French Bashing. The commercial we discovered is an online interactive video where some guy tries to get Deborah back to his apartment, but the user must make choices to help events go the right way. Hurdle number three is a chance ...

John McCain Please Leave France Alone

09.10.2008 · Posted in Editorials

Dear Senator McCain, A bit of humor on the campaign trail is a great way to engage your crowds, however your incessant jabs at France are way passed their due date. Your musings on France’s purported Anti-Americanism, specifically in presidential circles*, is not only inaccurate; it only serves to perpetuate Anti-French attitudes in your electorate ...

Simon Badinter – When The French Fight Back

08.25.2008 · Posted in Editorials

“One might wonder how a Frenchman wound up hosting a liberal talk show on a radio station in Cleveland that caters to conservatives. It happened when Simon Badinter, an advertising executive by day, decided he wanted to give radio a try.” Read more at WKYC. Listen to the show at WTAM. ...

Obama Zeroes In On French Bashing Republicans

08.19.2008 · Posted in Editorials

“They say this other guy is unpatriotic, or this guy likes French people. That’s what they said about Kerry (…) They try to make it out like Democrats aren’t tough enough, aren’t macho enough. It’s the same strategy.” -Senator Barack Obama, August 18, 2008. Sources: IHT – FOXNews – ABC News En français par Chamizam ...

Does Yahoo Condone French Bashing?

08.11.2008 · Posted in Editorials

Back in 2006, a writer for the section called “Ask Yahoo!” claimed in one his responses that “the French have 50 different words for “surrender”. When contacted by Miquelon.org and the community of French Expatriates, Yahoo promptly edited the entry and removed the offending Anti-French jab. Fast forward two years to the 2008 Olympics and ...

Self-Hating Winemaker or Astute Business Plan?

08.11.2008 · Posted in Editorials

Les Domaines Paul Mas is an estate located on the hills bordering the Hérault Valley in Languedoc in southern France. Jean-Claude Mas, a fourth generation winemaker is the current manager of the Domaines Paul Mas and the creator of a Cabernet Merlot called nothing less than “Arrogant Frog”. Some may find the move brilliant, a ...

Proof French Bashing Came From The White House

07.26.2008 · Posted in Editorials

Ever since former White House spokesman, Scott McClellan wrote his tell-all memoir; through his numerous interviews; he has revealed more about the inner workings of the Bush Administration than any other book or documentary to date. The secret is out: the Bush / Cheney Administration regularly fed talking points to Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity, Rush ...

PFBA: Obama in France

07.25.2008 · Posted in Editorials

Potential French Bashing Alert: With Barack Obama about to visit Paris this Friday, we expect some media outlets to renew some form of French Bashing. Please report any Anti-French comments in the Press or Media. ...

C-Span Archives Worth Noting

07.22.2008 · Posted in Archives

We would like to feature two videos from the C-Span Archives. The first video [C-Span Archives] is of John J. Miller at the Heritage Foundation, and is dated Feb 27th 2005. Miller is the author of a book we covered extensively here at Miquelon.org. The video documents the profound Anti-French bias of the author and ...