Diplomacy: Sitting in the Oval Office Monday with French President Nicolas Sarkozy, President Obama hailed France as our top friend and ally. Nothing against France, but that’s an insult to the United Kingdom. For a while, it was possible to think that a 2009 statement from a State Department official — “There’s nothing special about Britain. You’re just the same as the other 190 countries in the world. You shouldn’t expect special treatment” –
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