Lazy, idle, effeminate, strikers from father to son : French stereotypes are doing well. Anglo-Saxons, very especially fond of these preconceived ideas, take delight in disseminate them accross the world. Political and cultural realms particularly adore it. Concerned about reflecting a positive image abroad, politicians do their best today for their country to regain prestige. Decoding "French Bashing" diplomatic role and consequences.