Barbecuing cars by the dozens every night -- no problem. Creating no-go zones all over the country where even governing authorities fear to go -- no problem. Taking over the streets for prayer in an obvious gesture of supremacism and in defiance of local ordinances -- no problem. Noticing that all of that may present some difficulty for France? Now that is a problem.
"French interior minister facing legal action over Muslim comments," by Henry Samuel for the Telegraph, April 5 (thanks to all who sent this in):
Claude Gueant, France's interior minister is facing legal action after declaring that the "growing" number of Muslims in France posed "a problem".
"It's true that the increase in the number of faithful in (Islam), a certain number of behaviours, poses a problem," he said on Monday.
Singling out the "problem" of Muslims praying in the street, he said that France's secular law dates from 1905 when there were "very few Muslims", while their number today is between five and six million. The anti-racism group SOS Racisme said it would be launching legal action against Mr Gueant for inciting racial hatred....
What race is Islam again?