Channeling Governor Blameco

Whatever dope he’s smoking, I hope to hell no one else gets ahold of any.

Dominique de Villepin, the beleaguered prime minister, announced that officials in riot-hit areas would be authorised to impose late-night curfews “wherever it is necessary” in a bid to halt the disturbances.
He rejected calls by a police union for troops to be sent in but said that 1,500 reservists were being called up and repeated an appeal to parents to keep adolescent rioters off the streets.

8 Responses to “Channeling Governor Blameco”

  1. Cindermutha says:

    Completely utterly hopelessly clueless. I’m waiting for the Very Bad Thing to happen that will finally make them pop their heads out of their butts.

  2. Oh say can’t you say

    I have been reluctant to post anything here or in comments on other blogs about the Paris riots. The truth is that I’m not well educated on them. Most of the stories you read about it read like doublespeak. Something feels obfuscated and I walk away …

  3. Faith says:

    Make that… “IS dope.”

  4. Cullen says:

    Tried to send a trackback. Says successfully pinged but it’s not showing up.

  5. Mr. Bingley says:

    Fixed. Thanks Cullen!

  6. Mr. Bingley says:

    But he’s asking them to stay home. Why doesn’t that solve the problem?

  7. The Nightfly says:

    A cultural Normandy

    You’ll forgive me if this rambles – it’s a lot to say in a lunch hour, besides the actual linking work, so I didn’t really edit it. I just want to start the conversation and see where this idea leads us.

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