A note on the Amazon ads: I've chosen to display current events titles in the Amazon box. Unfortunately, Amazon appears to promote a disproportionate number of angry-left books. I have no power over it at this time. Rest assured, I'm still a conservative.
Monday, January 17, 2005 The impotent French: Television station France 2 ripped into the French government's response to the humanitarian disaster south Asia as a result of last month's tsunami by comparing it to the American response.
I encourage you to check out the entire article, but the thought that struck me after reading this was: "If this is how France is (un)able to react to a humanitarian crisis, what good are they in an armed conflict when bullets are flying?"