It’s now official. America is the France of the 21st century.
France was a big power in the 18th and 19th Centuries. The French were pretty much in a constant state of war what with everything from the Seven Years’ War, to the French and Indian Wars, to the American Revolution, to the Napoleonic Wars.
Then came the 20th Century when World War I was mostly fought on French soil leading to their preemptive surrender in World War II.
Since then the French still pretend to be a full-fledged member of the Planetary Cool Kids Table, but they have to sit on the end and fetch extra pints of milk for the real members.
The United States, under President Obama, is looking more and more comfortable at the other end of the table.
Read More at Real Clear Politics . By Rich Galen.
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