Thursday, April 17, 2008

Les enfants de la patrie ... fatigués

Ever since he has returned from his UK charm offensive, things have become quiet around Le Petit Nicholas (ok, ok, the joke is wearing thin), the almost Emperor of La Grande Alliance Méditerranée. Currently, the political debate in France suggests a general lack of seriousness and a disturbing concern with the totally insignificant, involving a) a bill against the incitement to anorexia and b) a public debate around this year's French contestant at the Eurovision Song Contest (formerly known as Le Grand-Prix Eurovision de la Chanson). The song's in English -- which apparently is a problem.

Anyway, all this made me think of the following:

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