If anything is going to start a Geopolitical FDlame War it's an American accusing the French of starting wars! If there is a way to do it i would vote to have these commments expunged from the records.
And Kane, the 1000 character word limit doesn't usually stop you!
My comment wasn't exactly serious. Some people are likely to take offence at many things Americans do at the moment. I just the world we live in I guess!
Maybe the adding of smileys to the forum might help people to know when people are joking.