WAINAO N°46 - LA BONNE DECISION
WHY NOW? BECAUSE IN 2003, JUST 2 YEARS AFTER THE WOLRD TRADE CENTER TRAGEDY, IT WAS FAR FROM EASY FOR THE FRENCH PRESIDENT TO SAY NO TO THE WAR. USA WAS PUTTING THE PRESSURE ON EVERYBODY TO ATTACK IRAK BUT IT’S PART OF THE FRENCH DNA TO EXPRESS WHATEVER THEY FEEL NO MATTER IF THE PEOPLE AROUND WANT TO HEAR IT OR NOT. French people even have this reputation of being arrogant. Dominique devillepin had one of the most powerful speech ever delivered. Sometimes you got to stand by what you think is right. That’s what makes france and French. That’s why people outside can tell you in a minute, no matter what color, sex, religion you are…if you’re French..
“ France is not a location…France is a state of mind. That arrogance that makes french so irrating.. allows them to stand up and say NO when nobody else can ! "
“ When millions of lives are in balance, as the person in charge you have to take a decision. The right one is the one that....will allow you to sleep.... ”