POTUS Trump and Melania Celebrate Bastille Day [July 14] with President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte!
Congratulations to both leaders of their two great nations! Trump cleverly made a fortuitous decision to accept France President Macron’s kind yet shrewd invitation to revisit Paris to reconfigure what initially appeared to be an awkward beginning between the 71-year-old Trump and the 35-year-old Macron.
From a more personal point of view, I have written a novel about the ruthless French Revolution which occurred on Bastille Day: “My Beloved Talleyrand: The Life of a Scoundrel by His Last Mistress.” This book was published on November 10, 2005. It depicts the life of a debauched Cardinal/French Foreign Minister who betrayed his mistresses; as well as deceiving his fellow countryman, Napoleon Bonaparte. It was Talleyrand who restored the glory of France after the ruthless Jacobean French Revolution.
Today France has evolved into a successful nation of hi-tech companies; trains traveling over two hundred mph [TGV] and a plethora of refugee problems arriving from the Maghreb [North Africa]. Contrary to Maggie Haberman’s NYT July13 ‘17 article insinuating that our superficial POTUS came for the pomp and circumstance of the military parades and the fancy dinners, I maintain that nothing could be further from the truth!
Completely unaware of the significance of what she had written, let me quote the following:
“At the US ambassador’s residence… POTUS joined a lunch that was also attended by MIKE POMPEO [DCI]; Lt Gen H. R. McMaster [NSC], and Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr…Read More