What from the French? Shannon Bream reports:

More from The Wall Street Journal:

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Tuesday asked his colleagues in the European Union to return from vacation to discuss providing military assistance to Kurds fighting Islamic extremists in Iraq.

“I already asked [EU foreign affairs head Catherine Ashton ] Mrs. Ashton to summon a council of foreign affairs, which includes all my colleagues, ” so we can take a decision, Mr. Fabius said on Tuesday on radio station France Info. “I now repeat the request as an urgent matter. I know in Western countries this is vacation period but when people die, you must return from vacation.”

Hmmm. Wait a tick:

Yep. Was it a shot at the president? Perhaps an unintentional one. Either way, if the vacationing shoe fits …