Newsweek loves France. I’m not sure why, by the it does. The French can do no wrong when it comes to Newsweek staffers, even when the French are resorting to the kind of thing that would make Chuck Norris and John Wayne jealous– like hunting pirates.
Newsweek hates Chuck Norris and John Wayne.
This of course seems to be another way of critisizing America, even when the French are resorting to violence to stop violence.
The article does contain some ridiculous statements, such as :
Gunplay on boats filled with volatile chemicals could lead to disastrous explosions. Vessels could be sunk. The mostly untrained men and women aboard could be slaughtered. Losses and liabilities could multiply astronomically.
You’d think this were another installment of the Die Hard line of movies. And the pirates don’t exactly rate as well trained.