International: In a Foreign Land

No one can speak so contemptuously of the American tourist as the French (or pocket his money so eagerly). Last week Paris' Le Monde, often critical of the U.S., printed an article which began:

"He has the fresh complexion, the clean-shaven face, the clear eyes and confident walk of a free man who has solid currency in his billfold. Sure of the superiority of his ... way of life, he professes condescending sympathy for the natives . . .

"Since he has no gift for languages, he goes on appearance only. He finds that these people know nothing about comfort or...

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