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How French Politicians Can Protect Their Gallic Pride While Changing Course on Immigration
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January 13, 2015, 06:25 PM
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From my new column in Taki’s Magazine:
Last week’s Paris massacres of cartoonists and Jews might suggest to a dispassionate observer that endless mass immigration to France from the continent of Africa isn’t working out as well as expected, and thus it’s time to cut back. …

But there hasn’t been much willingness on the part of the European establishment to admit mistakes. I’m going to suggest a simple, relatively low pain way for the French ruling caste to swallow their pride and rationalize backing away from their unsustainable immigration policy:

Don’t admit you were wrong in the past. Just say: “I was in favor of massive immigration in the past when we needed more immigrants, but now we have enough immigrants, so I’m no longer in favor of it.“

Read the whole thing there.