Sunday, January 19, 2003

Closing the barn door after the horse ran out department

Here's a report that France may fund mosques to thwart militants. The idea, the story says, is to create a class of pro-French Muslims who will be grateful for government largesse and thus not be under the sway of foreign Muslim clerics.

One wonders if Canada, with its growing populations of Third World religious disciples who bring their old country feuds with them, will have to someday consider a similar policy.