One of Kerry’s big “Vote for me, I’m the Anti-Bush” lines is how he would have gotten the French and Germans on board before launching an Iraq invasion.
We have got to get the simple fact through our collective thick skulls that Europe isn’t interested in cooperating with us, unless they’re the beneficiary of the cooperation. They want to control and channel the US, as the last remaining superpower, into behaviors that suit them. Hang our national interests.
3000 dead? Hey, we feel for you, but we won’t help you make sure it doesn’t happen again. Just do like the French and buy them off–it usually works.
Up yours, Europe.