Chirac: Open mic, insert foot

<b>French President Jacques Chirac:</b> In 2005, during a chat with German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and Russian President <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT007593" title="Vladimir Putin" href="/topic/politics/government/heads-of-state/vladimir-putin-PEPLT007593.topic">Vladimir Putin</a>, Chirac was caught bad-mouthing the British and their grub: "You can't trust people who cook as badly as that. After Finland, it's the country with the worst food."
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( Associated Press photo / July 23, 2008 )

French President Jacques Chirac: In 2005, during a chat with German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chirac was caught bad-mouthing the British and their grub: "You can't trust people who cook as badly as that. After Finland, it's the country with the worst food."

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