Dalrymple reacts in the Salisbury Review to a description of the new French educational program: “In these few words one can see that, culturally if in no other way, the Soviet Union decisively won the Cold War.”
125% of all French school children will soon pass their baccalauréat
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Oh Theodore, you are wicked to make fun of idiocy. Don’t you know that it is a disease and idiots cannot be blamed for their being afflicted by this debilitating condition. It’s time we demanded equality for idiots, with new laws prohibiting discrimination based on a person’s idiocity quotient.
My son has just passed his baccalaureate with a respectable though not brilliant Mention Assez Bien, the culmination of a year’s conscientious work at a top lycée in Paris. Wherever they’re giving away the bac, it sure ain’t in these parts.