Mr. Chirac, it turned out, was right about the war in Iraq. Too bad we didn’t listen to him.
Now M. Sarkozy, in his victory speech, promised that France in the new post-Chirac world will be the U.S.’s “best friend”.
The question is: Will our best friend tell us what we need to know?
Or will it be a case of “Your best friend won’t tell you…”?
Oh dear. 51 minutes into the new regime. It’s not a promising start…
We will see.