Thursday, December 08, 2005

The Search for Root Causes: France

Yes, research into the root causes of the French disturbances continues. The apparent culprit? Hip hop.

Last week, 200 politicians backed a petition by MP François Grosdidier calling for legal action against several hip hop musicians for their aggressive lyrics.

The article continues in The Telegraph (registration may be required).


MeaninglessHotAir said...

It's doubly convenient: blame the usual suspects (i.e., "Anglo-Saxon" or American pop culture) and ignore the real and very disturbing prospects on the horizon. What's not to like?

ambisinistral said...

Maybe France should go back to disco to solve their problems.