It will be nice when this man is gone from the political scene. Chirac is making moves to rebuff any attempt Bush makes to repair strained relationships. But you know what? I don’t really care if he blows us off. What I care about is this:
He will snub a meeting with Iraqi PM Iyad Allawi in Brussels today. It is a sleight aimed at Mr Bush and Tony Blair, who back Mr Allawi.
Chirac — who tried to stop the war to topple Saddam Hussein — will leave Brussels before the new Iraqi leader arrives.
However Chirac DID find time to visit Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in hospital yesterday.
He snubs the man who is risking his life every day to help bring democracy to another nation in the Middle East, but he has the time to check in on a dying terrorist. Fantastic. He must be really sore about losing all those billions of dollars of kickbacks from Saddam.
Once again, f**k you, Chirac.