The French: 'Cheese-Eating Surrender Monkeys' No More?

"Sarkozy is the one who seems not to be afraid and who pushed the rest of the world into moving ahead on Libya. It's the Americans who have the image of being more reserved now."

What a difference almost exactly eight years makes.

In March 2003, Fox News' O'Reilly seized upon the growing animosity against the French for their opposition to the Iraq war and called for a boycott of French products.