March 6, 2012

On This Date in! in 2012,Niclas Sarkozy, the President of France announced a plan to cut immigration to France by at least 50%. He explained that if the French people would just be rude to tourists, especially Americans, Australians, English and the Japanese, then the word would get out and people would want to stop coming to France. When it was explained to him that tourism was a booming industry in France and that intentional rudeness to foreigners would eventually hurt business he replied that it hadn’t hurt the tourism trade yet.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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