January 10, 2007

AH, THE FRENCH

Make sure you read Lileks today, but definitely go read the link to the French guy first. Ha!

Posted by Sarah at January 10, 2007 08:53 AM | TrackBack
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I thought that for a European intellectual there was nothing more important than to understand what was happening in America, to go and tell the Americans what was wrong with their society.
Im not anti-American I cant stand the French prejudice against America.

OK, right.

For instance, I think I helped to persuade Jacques Chirac to bomb the Serb positions around Sarajevo and thus stop a massacre.

I hate war it scares and disgusts me, and it leaves me bitter and sad.

He disgusts him so much he got involved.

I know its odd, but I find the idea of eating at home repugnant.

No Bernard, youre repugnant.

Posted by: tim at January 10, 2007 09:24 AM

Oh, thanks for that! Just what I needed at the end of a long day. Talk about shallow! Can you imagine sitting next to him at a dinner party? He's like Proust squared.

Posted by: Oda Mae at January 10, 2007 10:17 AM

That Lileks is a sick, sick man. No, really, he's...
oh the heck with it, I read it over an hour ago and am still giggling:

"and I note that the stairs work the same way going up as they do going down. This was something the ancients knew, and understood. I believe it gave them comfort."

hee, hee!!

Posted by: Pamela at January 10, 2007 01:22 PM