Somewhere, John Lennon is smiling

Somewhere, John Lennon is smiling

“France’s U.N. Mission was flooded with electronic fan mail after Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin urged the Security Council to “give peace a chance” in Iraq, French officials said Tuesday.

Some 5,000 e-mails — overwhelmingly favorable and the vast majority from Americans — were logged Friday, the day de Villepin delivered a speech stressing that use of force was not justified at this time against Baghdad, the officials said.

Another 12,000 messages were received over the weekend, the officials said.”

For you young pups, John Lennon wrote “Give Peace a Chance”, one of the anthems of the Vietnam antiwar movement.

For you really young pups, prior to writing the song, Lennon had been in a group called “The Beatles”. Ask your grandfather.