by | Nov 27, 2018

Twenty thousand berserk fans watched the starting Bleus doubles squad hold off a tenacious Croatian comeback on Saturday to win a round in the weekend meet, giving another day of hope to France. The venue was the Pierre-Mauroy Stadium in Lille;…

by | Nov 25, 2018

Over the last month, President Trump has been assailed by shrieking critics within the U.S. and overseas by French President Macron regarding Mr. Trump’s enthusiastic endorsement of the concept of American Nationalism. Many NeverTrumpers and neocons are charging that nationalism…

by | Nov 12, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s thirteen-year reign over Germany — and thus the European Union — is almost over. Since the Trump presidency became fact, Merkel has been referred to in the European press as the “leader of the free world.”…

by | Nov 12, 2018

It was perfectly stupid of French President Emmanuel Macron to say nice things about Marshall Philippe Pétain as commemorative ceremonies were getting under way to mark Armistice Day. General Pétain, as he then was, commanded French forces during the year-long…

by | Jul 23, 2018

French police searched the domicile of Alexandre Benalla the other day, and the question is whether they found anything to embarrass his former employer, the president of France. Until a few days ago Mr. Benalla worked under Patrick Strzoda, President…

by | May 1, 2018

Media coverage of French President Emmanuel Macron’s meeting with President Donald Trump predictably focused on the banal, dandruff-brushing aspects of the burgeoning bromance. Some liberal outlets highlighted lines in Macron’s address to Congress that reproached his host, the insolence made more delicious…

by | Apr 29, 2018

This past week, I had the privilege of hearing French President Emmanuel Macron’s speech to a joint session of Congress. In my previous meetings with Macron at CES® in Las Vegas and CES Unveiled Paris, I was impressed by his…

by | Jul 14, 2017

The AP released a story where it says that President Trump’s guide to Paris is Jim (NLN). The wire claims no one has got any dope on this person, even whether he is an American ex-pat who hosted Mr. Trump…

by | Jul 13, 2017

When French President Emmanuel Macron greeted President Trump in Paris on Thursday, their handshake was warm and heartfelt. Their awkward first handshake is behind them, and they have much in common. Both leaders are fairly new to politics. Their greatest…

by | Jun 23, 2017

Emmanuel Macron, freshly elected to the presidency of France, was on his way to gaining an overwhelming majority in the National Assembly on Sunday, so we decided to hold the virtual presses at least for this one, you know? What’s…

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