How Assad Riled Up the 'Surrender Monkeys'

European nations that back U.S. intervention in Syria are mostly countries that opposed the war in Iraq.

This summer I visited my brother-in-law Chuck at his home on the Chesapeake Bay, in Virginia. Each time he drove his boat past the mouth of the York River -- where the French navy vitally blockaded British forces during America's Revolutionary War -- he'd throw up his arms and yell: "Vive La France!"

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