Tuesday, June 17, 2003

According to the French analyst Jean Fran├žois Revel, "If you remove anti-Americanism, nothing remains of French political thought today, either on the Left or on the Right." Revel might just as well have said the same thing about German political thought or the thought of almost any Western European country, where anti-Americanism reigns as the lingua franca of the intellectual class.

From a very interesting article on the lineage of anti-Americanism in The Public Interest. Check it out.


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