Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Bush, de Tocqueville, and the French Intellectuals

In this second term of snuggling up to Europe … a president who prides himself on his unpretentious Texas style … has made it de rigueur to drop the names of famous French intellectuals
writes Elisabeth Bumiller in the International Herald Tribune.
How else to explain his unusual mention of one of America's favorite Frenchmen, Alexis de Tocqueville, twice in a recent week?

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