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At least the French and the Brits are capable of taking care of their own diplomatic back yard, whatever else you can say about it.

Echoing generic below, I think the Libyan intervention contradicts that.  My memory is of Sarko and Poshboy being incapable of taking a firm position and tying themselves in knots until Obama finally said, "Okay, let's get involved."  And then France and Britain ran out of bombs and everybody in the US was, like, "wut?"

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.

by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Thu Feb 12th, 2015 at 05:22:46 PM EST
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Also, IMHO France's military adventures in Africa and the notion of "taking care of one's own diplomatic backyard" are in the category of post-menopausal imperialism.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Thu Feb 12th, 2015 at 05:48:13 PM EST
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Nearly spit my beer out reading that. ;)

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.
by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Thu Feb 12th, 2015 at 05:58:21 PM EST
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