Pols and Pals

A blast at U.S. envoys

John J. Louis Jr., the U.S. Ambassador to Britain, "owes his place in life to the fact that his parents founded a furniture-polish dynasty [Johnson Wax]. His only qualification is that he speaks English."

The main qualification of Ambassador to France Evan Galbraith "is that he speaks French and is a friend of Giscard d'Estaing, who is out of power and is considered the archenemy of [Francois Mitter rand] the man who is running the country." Ambassador to Italy Maxwell Rabb is an "eminent lawyer who speaks no Italian."...

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