war without France is like...
deloges at ATT.NET
Wed Feb 12 19:56:46 MST 2003
I received something this morning from a dear friend in France, and I'd
like to share it with you. It has to do with France's opposition to war
with Iraq. When I told a colleague (a history prof) today about what I'd
received, I heard the comment, "But we *need* the French! We need someone
to show the Iraqis how to surrender!"
Now, don't get me wrong, as a French teacher who has many family members I
love in France and many French friends, I've still got to admit that I find
this thing quite humorous. I think some of you will get a chuckle out of it
too, and welcome it as some comic relief in an otherwise heavy
considerations. Enjoy or delete....
Rob Loach in Greenville SC
deloges at att.net
Please visit http://ivman.inJesus.com
I think the last time France wanted "more evidence," it rolled into Paris
with swastikas on it.
Going to war without the French is like...
is like deja-vu!
is like boarding a submarine without a parachute
is like planning the Normandy Invasion without Yves St-Laurent
is like taking a shower without a blow dryer
is like going on your honeymoon without your mother-in-law
is like a 9-11 benefit concert without Hillary Clinton
is like going into the ninth inning without your place-kicker
is like negotiating without Jimmy Carter
is like going to a restaurant without a condescending, gender-disoriented
is like not having to worry about the enemy doing an end-run around your
is like Texas barbecue without a croissant
is like flying without an anchor
is like ... I'm sorry ... war without *whom*?
is like going to a MENSA convention without James Carville
is like ... preferable!
is like going to the mall without your husband
is like going to France without a war
is like ... what's the point?
is like going to Hawaii without your snowshoes
is like a Super Bowl party without pate de foie gras
is like 20th century military history!
And since Germany opposes the US in this also, I'll add ...
going to war without German is like ... a real switch! So many countries
have had the experience of going to war *with* Germany!
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