Roger L. Simon has a good article on the attitude in France at the moment. The despair that the French feel at our lack of unmitigated failure is a bit scary.
He touches on a few issues like the rising French anti-semitism and the demographic bomb that the rising Muslim population represents.
He says that the attitude is like that of the USSR in the late eighties, which is not a good thing as this, well, this could end badly.
Hat-Tip: Merde in France