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Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Hey, Look. French Politics is Just as Stupid as American Politics

From the BBC:

Sarkozy in row about paedophiles

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In a weekend interview for Philosophie magazine, Mr Sarkozy said he was "inclined to believe that people are born paedophiles, and it's also a problem that we don't know how to treat this pathology".

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Centrist candidate Francois Bayrou, currently third in the polls behind Mr Sarkozy and Ms Royal, said Mr Sarkozy's comments about paedophiles were "terribly worrying" and "chilling".

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Socialist candidate Segolene Royal said his view that some people were "born paedophiles" was "extremely serious".
I thought -- with that headline -- Sarkozy was coming out for pedophilia. I've talked about politicians fearing even coming close to the Drug War, but an association with pedophilia, maybe an endorsement from NAMBLA. Now that's a bold political move. Could it be dangerous? Or could it be dangerously amazing?

In other news...Why haven't we had a pedophilia tag before now?? And does the British spelling read classier than the American?? And how long until the feds confiscate my hard-drive?? Yuck, I wouldn't even want the job of going through the nightmare that is my hard-drive. The files...Oh the files they would find...

Full article here.

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