Do the French Really Love Us So Much?

Only one familiar with the French way of life knows with what elegant ease they tend to complement those who are not of their kind.

How good it feels to enthrall, the president of France in the fall! To feel beloved like baguette and eclair. And if I had flair, I would go on rhyming like a chansonnier. But, to put it in plain prose, there is something almost sick about Israel’s need to feel loved, to feel that someone else in the world has changed his opinion of her for the better. That this development calls for rejoicing, to the point of...