The Uncommon Market
Re your Feb. 8 cover portrait: the hat may be that of Napoleon, the bust that of Louis XIV, but the words coming from le grand Charles's mouth can only be those of that witty but cynical monarch Louis XV: "Aprés moi, le déluge."*
RICHARD J. HEMAN
Cardinal Glennon College
Though I hold no brief for General de Gaulle, and wish he'd retire tomorrow, I don't hold him entirely responsible for the mess we are in today.
Britain had the opportunity to join the Common Market when it was...