...and leftists want us to be more like France

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    Sarkozy to submit bill banning Islamic face veils - Yahoo! News

    PARIS – French President Nicolas Sarkozy has ordered legislation that would ban women from wearing Islamic veils that fully cover the face and body in public places, the government said Wednesday.

    It is Sarkozy's first political action toward an outright ban, though he has repeatedly said such outfits oppress women and are not welcome in France, home to a firmly secular government.
     
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    Leftists are fascist, end of story.
     
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    Just goes to show even the French are gonna be right every now and then. Sort of the blind squirrel thing.
     
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    Sarkozy is a righty. By French standards.


    I can see this as a good idea only as a public safety measure, and I see no way this qualifies as a public safety measure.

    Because of the large foreign student population at my college, I have seen a few of these. Poor women must feel very stupid in that get up. in addition to being miserably uncomfortable.

    Most of the muslim women I see are from Indonesia, which has somehow managed to co opt the idea of proper modest muslim dress into something sensual and provocative. You got to see it to believe it.

    And quite a few of the women from the Mideast and far east must be very glad to get out from under dad and uncles. I see a bit of that too.

    I think making the women suffer more, they ought to do something about the attitudes that force them into these ridiculous clothes.
     
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    Will be interesting to see if this makes it into French law.

    After all. The French have allowed themselves to be overrun with Muslim immigrants. Huge Muslim population residing in France.

    Wonder how this will play out??
     
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    Sarko is not all that popular in France. I don't know why you would think he represents France in the minds of leftists.
     
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    I just want to add that many educated and western Muslim women choose to wear the veil to make a statement about their own choices. They resent being told NOT to wear one as much as some resent being told they must wear one.
     
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    Facists are a political party made of at least 90% white people.

    Can we think of a political party in the US today that is 90% white? A party that wants the police to "stop" people of color and ask to see their state issued ID? I can.
     
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    Good point. Making up dress codes for women is more of a way of avoiding dealing with what it is in societies that causes people to blame women for what happens to them because of the way they dress that it is with figuring out why people still think women need to be controlled.
     
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    He was elected to office, right? So how is he not representative of France? You also may want to insert 0bama where you read Sarkozy' the US where you see France and give it a read. Funny stuff.
     

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