We destroy the beauty of the countryside because the un-appropriated splendors of nature have no economic value. We are capable of shutting off the sun and the stars because they do not pay a dividend. — John Maynard Keynes
La France, alors!
Faithful readers of my blog -- both of you -- will recall that last month (March 22, to be precise) I predicted that, after trashing Iraq, the Bush administration's next target would not be Syria, or Iran, or North Korea, but France. Et voilà! Look at today's news. This may prove a tougher opponent, however.