(36) Noting the Germanophobe inclinations of the National Review and quoting Mevil at length, this semiofficial rejoinder utilized many of the same talking points that would be employed again in the Daily Telegraph a few months later: that the Russians had instigated the demarche against England, but the Germans had never taken the idea seriously; that the Kaiser's attitude was friendly during the conflict, as could be seen from the supportive letters he sent to his grandmother, Queen Victoria; that any hope of intervention in the Boer War fell apart after France and Russia refused to guarantee the territorial status quo in Europe.
The Daily Telegraph, it is true, took issue with some of Bulow's facts, while some other organs like the Germanophobe Daily Mail appeared unwilling to give up playing the role of voice in the wilderness about Germany's naval program.
Son successeur, presente comme un germanophile et un germanophobe
, Emmanuel Macron, a la difficile tache de retablir un equilibre precaire qui passe necessairement par les reformes de toutes les divergences franco-francaises cautionnees par le gouvernement Valls.
"We can set them aside until the resurrection of Hernan Cortez," he wrote Hauser (XVI, 120), and noted that "the projects periodically attributed to President Carranza make the Tramways climb like simple funiculars when he is considered a germanophobe
, but fall at full throttle when he is deemed germanophile" (XVI, 167).
Yet these kinds of strategies were a recurring theme in his approach to diplomacy, starting with his push to topple his early nemesis, Ferdinand von Beust, and lasting until the late 1880s when he took aim at the Germanophobe
French Minister of War, Georges Boulanger.
Shunted to a new 'supra' position in Algiers, after being considered too Germanophobe
as Vichy's Minister of National Defence, Weygand quietly built up the Army of Africa for 'revanche', crafted economic accords with the US, and fought against slimy, anti-English collaborationists back home, by forbidding the Germans any new footholds in North Africa via air base or port use, rail rights, etc.
Moreover, Dewey was the most notorious Germanophobe
in the United States--as Baron von Sternburg well knew.
Arnold White was the intellectual of the movement, imperialist, Germanophobe
, antisemite and eugenicist, keen to sterilise the unfit.
But I certainly belong to the generation that had every reason to regret that Neville Chamberlain wasn't more of a Germanophobe
Poincare-la-Ruhr, the vindictive Germanophobe
; Poincare-le-franc, the man who in 1928 devalued the French currency by 80 per cent.
Gellhorn and West visited Germany frequently in the early 1930s, witnessed the rise of Nazism, become Germanophobes
, and realized immediately that the world was headed for another war.