BY Lisa Kirchner
on May 21, 2010
It’s official—the French government is run by a douchebag. This week, Nicholas Sarkozy sent legislation off to parliament intending to impose a $185 fine on women who wear a full-face Islamic veil. Has he forgotten who started the whole cover your head thing? Let's review.
(Photo by André Durst for Vogue, November 1938)
Getting women to cover their heads started long before the Muslims came along. Sarkozy is of Catholic and Jewish descent. The most popular type of veil is made of French netting. Are you sensing a theme? Looks like Nicky is a self-hating douchebag. Read More