I was reading review of

I was reading review of Master and Commander in the New York Times and saw this editorial comment: “It is tempting to read some contemporary geopolitical relevance into this film, which appears at a moment when some of the major English-speaking nations are joined in a military alliance against foes we sometimes need to be reminded do not actually include France.”

Who says they aren’t a foe. We’d be better off if we woke up and recognized them as such.