Thursday, January 19, 2006

Chirac's Greatest Popular Success in 10 Years as Head of State

Among the 11,536 persons who, in an online poll, were asked the question, "what is Jacques Chirac's biggest success" in ten years as a head of State, 69% answered
the rebellion against the United States regarding Iraq.
Those more than two thirds of all respondents amount to over seven times the next largest result (none of the other possible answers went above 9%), but needless to say, this is all about the French showing friendship for "nos amis les Américains" (and offhand, none of the "oh-it's-only-about-Dubya" respondents seems to have made a big deal about the fact that wording has the "insurrection" not against George W Bush but against "the United States")…

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