Month: January 2010

For France, Banning The Burqa Is Not The Answer

The issue of banning the burqa in France has generated so much heat over the past few months that one would assume the ban had already come into effect. Not so. Since French President Nicolas Sarkozy famously stated that, “the burqa is not a religious sign, it is a sign of the subjugation, of the submission …

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Tina Brown Tells Us The Things To Stop Bitching About In 2010

Some chestnuts we need to retire in the new year: Obama is too cool. The Internet is killing newspapers. And the Goldman bonuses are worth getting riled up about. 1) Obama’s lack of emotional connection. It’s all the rage at the moment to denounce the president’s cool and his “inability to connect.” Where did the …

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