Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Voices from the Resistance

Apparently, as long as the nightly burning of Citroens and Peugeots by local "youths" remains at 200 cars or less, and only one woman receives burns covering 60 percent of her body when the bus she's traveling in is torched by a Molotov cocktail, France can be said to be “relatively calm"--at least by her interior minister. -- Ed Driscoll

Who would have thought centuries after the Enlightenment that sophisticated Europeans — in fear of radical Islamists — would be afraid to write a novel, put on an opera, draw a cartoon, film a documentary or have their pope discuss comparative theology? Victor Hanson


Blogger SnoopyTheGoon said...

200 Citroens and Peugeots a night is not so bad for the French economy, it spurs production of more shitty cars, increases movement of moneys, more jobs etc. So this cloud comes with a bit of a silver lining.

And let's not forget who mans the conveyors at Citroen and Peugeot...

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