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Entente Cordiale

by | 25th, November 2003

‘AFTER the circus of George Bush’s mission, the arrival of another President appears as a mere sideshow.

”I favour the quick withdrawal approach”

But already the visit of President Jacques Chirac of France has created a moment that will reverberate throughout history.

The cover of the Times shows Tony Blair and the French president posing with a framed picture of three-year-old Leo Blair.

Leo sits on the grass holding what looks like an American football helmet.

The message is concise and spidery: ”To Jacques from Leo x.”

While the paper says that the relationship between Leo and Jacques is based on a mutual respect, we cannot help but think l’homme de minute might have a closer than hitherto imagined link with the

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