...And the "Rosbeefs" insult was invented in response to the war? Yeah right. Give us a break, you are confused on the whole cause and effect concept. Anti-Americanism has been prevalent in your country for many years. I refused a ultra cut rate trip to France with my college French class in the mid-eighties because I did not want to take the abuse. The current American attitude regarding you country is NOT a product of some new imaginary "Operation" to give you a bad name. Your country calling the US arrogant is a freakin' punchline!! That sh*t don't flush here, Skippy!
Hell, your original post sounds so much like Monty Python and the Holy Grail's "I shall taunt you again a second time" scene that I have to chuckle!
Guess what? We don't care that you hate us now coz that is the way you've felt for decades. I know that not because of some media campaign to put down the kind citizens of France, it is because I have had family verbally abused in France, and I have talked to others who have experienced the same treatment. Finally, and you will of course scoff at this point, I do pay attention to news reports from outside of the US. I will not lose sleep because someone from France pretty much declares that they will maintain the status quo of disliking my country and its citizens.
We all reap what we sow, and I accept that the Iraqi war is not winning the US any popularity contests, but you are disliked because of years of, yes, French arrogance IN
ADDITION to your recent bitch slapping of the US.
Again, I don't think many in the US are losing sleep because the French anti-Americanism.
Edit to correct typo.
[Edited 2003-04-03 18:39:31]
Ghosts appear and fade away.....................