“There’s an American policy that started several years ago and not just under this administration that includes a certain kind of withdrawal, of a rethink of its relationship with Europe,” Macron said.Really? We pulled the collective French ass out of the fire in both WWI and WWII. France has always looked on us for their defense, and was so arrogant as to throw us out of France in 1966.
“We cannot be the United States’ junior partner,” he added. “I’m impatient for European solutions.”
The Germans are likewise feeling butt-hurt.
In his opening remarks, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned that the United States would put its own interests first at the expense of allies.Does Germany not put its own interests first? Of course it does, and for the past 70 years has piggy-backed its social programs over the on the convenience of having America defend its borders.
Europe doth protest too much.