'British ban fox hunting, the French ban hijabs':
An interesting take on the differences between Britain and France
in their fight against terrorism and tamping down Islamo fanaticism at home. ... Here's the Le Figaro version
). ... I recall being criticized a while ago for actually praising France for wanting to keep aspects of its 'economic model.' Daniel Pipe's article shows, indirectly, that France has it half right in stubbornly wanting to preserve its distinctness. ... I see I'm going through one of my periodic Francophile bouts. I probably should get up to Montreal or Quebec City soon to get it out of my system.