No Freedom or Liberty or Fraternity in Burkini Ban, Just Racism

The sin behind the French law against the burkini can be detected in its rationale – public fear of traditional dress following the terror wave in the country. It seeks to assuage the primordial, racist urges that the fear arouses.

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My impulsive, crude inclination is to support the idea, or at least the rationale behind it. I don’t have to travel all the way to Cannes to guess something of what a religious Muslim woman experienced on the...