NYTimes.com Article: French Threaten Expulsions After
johnhall at isomedia.com
Fri Apr 18 14:35:23 PDT 2003
> From: jm at jmason.org [mailto:jm at jmason.org]
> geege said:
> > and bush facilitated it. chirac didn't ASK for it - he saw it
> > being backlash.
> Definitely. If the French had joined "the coalition", they'd have
> continual riots on the streets of Paris. France has a massive and
> Arab population.
> It's only the US and UK govts that can ignore the wishes of their
> electorate so blatantly ;)
American electorate in favor of Iraq war: over 75%.
Britain after shots were fired: over 50%.
Chirac was in large part responsible for the attitude of his electorate.
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