NYTimes.com Article: French Threaten Expulsions After IslamRadicalVictory

Justin Mason jm at jmason.org
Thu Apr 17 03:42:47 PDT 2003


geege said:

> and bush facilitated it. chirac didn't ASK for it - he saw it coming. "it"
> being backlash.

Definitely.   If the French had joined "the coalition", they'd have had
continual riots on the streets of Paris.  France has a massive and vocal
Arab population.

It's only the US and UK govts that can ignore the wishes of their
electorate so blatantly ;)

--j.


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