Our countries may have had a few difficult years, and some people out there are still pissed off about France not paying its WWII debt to the U.S. for rebuilding France, but everyone needs to STFU and remember that the United States and France have been intertwined in our democracies since before either of them existed, and it’s quite likely that neither would have come into existence without the help of the other.
Here’s a little reminder, with the text spelled out below.
THIS STONE IS A TRIBUTE OF THE NATIONAL SOCIETY
OF THE DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
TO THE ILLUSTRIOUS MEMORY OF LAFAYETTE
THE FRIEND OF AMERICA
THE FELLOW SOLDIER OF WASHINGTON
THE PATRIOT OF TWO COUNTRIES
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