I would certainly hope that France took this and sent more troops to Afghanistan to aid in completely destroying al quaida. If they don't want the world to think they are weak surrender happy pansies then they should do something and not reinforce that stereotype.
Digs, the "world" doesn't think any such thing. This is some weird American construct that's always kinda baffled me.
"Yes, but are you a Protestant atheist or a Catholic atheist?".- Northern Irish joke
I have an agenda. I am acting on that agenda. Demoralizing, depressing and discouraging leftists is a part of that agenda. The thing that makes it easy to carry out my agenda is that I speak the truth. The truth is that America is now experiencing the Great Reckoning for its past mistakes.
I have the wind at my back and smooth seas ahead. This is a Day on the Bay for me. Everything I have been predicting is coming true. The predictions are easy because I have seen this pattern repeated throughout history. I have a pretty good idea of what to expect.