Today’s Bastille Day (although it’s la fête nationale if you’re French), when the French remember and celebrate (or regret) a process which began on this day in 1789 and continued with the overthrow of a hated monarchy, the Terror, Napoleon, the return of the (now less hated after they had seen the other choices) monarchy, another Napoleon, the further return of the monarchy, various republics and Monsieur Macron.

Have red, white and blue Clios because pourquoi pas.