From a leading, and copiously illustrated, newspaper: IRAQ war wobbler Jacques Chirac scuttled George Bushâs fence-mending trip to Europe yesterday â by cranking up a row over the future of Nato. He embraced a German-led plot to ditch the alliance as the backbone of transatlantic relations, in favour of the European Union. He also snubbed President Bush by speaking French at a dinner, despite having fluent English. "Chirac Snub To Bush" http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2-2005083136,00.html This after W generously offers to restore France to his good graces. Just goes to show you: some people don't know the meaning of gratitude.