A Rioutous Quiet Night In France
- Only 617 vehicles were torched
In Toulouse, gangs attacked police with stones and firebombs.
In Bordeaux, a bus exploded when hit by a Molotov cocktail.
In southeastern France, Lyon's entire public transport network was shut down after a Molotov cocktail was thrown at a train station.
Up north in Arras, punks burned down several stores in a shopping center.
In Belgium, four cars were torched. (source)
What's France to do? If they go the fairness and assimilation route, it will cost billions they don't have to employ social welfare programs that haven't worked before. If they openly accept their Muslim population without fear and suspicion, they are dropping their guard against terrorists. If they clamp down, there goes the core of the national ethic, equality.
The world -- both good guys and bad -- will be watching.