Saturday, March 25, 2006

La Belle France

Eugene Volokh notes an amusing incident at a recent EU summit where ". . .French President Chirac. . . walked out, followed by his Foreign, Finance and Europe ministers, leaving the 24 other European leaders stunned.... "

What was it that so offended Mr. Chirac?

A French businessman began giving a presentation in English, saying that it "was the language of business".