SEARCH BLOG: FRANCE and ISLAM
The first phase of the European backlash against Islamic corruption of the European cultures is taking place in France, the bedrock of cultural protectionism... something I have several times said would happen.
French voters are coming out for the end of the dilution of their culture by Islamists and you can bet that Segolene Royal will get the royal boot when the final election takes place against Nicolas Sarkozy.
Sarkozy, the 52-year-old head of the ruling Union for a Popular Movement (UMP), has pledged a "clean break" from the politics of the past consensus. His campaign has centered around themes such as the work ethic, national identity and economic liberalisation.I'll take that as code for "no more 35-hour work week unions, accept the French culture or leave, and business is going to be open for business instead of welfare."
Royal, who would be France's first woman president, promises to protect the country's generous social welfare system and has tabled left-wing economic policies.I'll take that as code for "vote for me and I'll make sure you are taken care of no matter who you are, what your attitude is toward France, or whether you do a day's work in your life."
Sure, the French like the cushy approach to life, but they like the "French first" approach better.
In related news, Dr. Sanity, a psychiatrist, suggests you can't negotiate with cancer or Islamists.
I guess the French are beginning to understand that. The rest of Europe is not far behind.