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The Figaro editorial: "State of emergency at the borders"

2020-10-30T20:59:49.229Z

The editorial of Le Figaro by Vincent Trémolet de Villers, deputy editor.This one came from Tunisia, a country which knows neither war, nor misery; that one from Chechnya and we initially refused asylum to his family; this still another from Pakistan, he was a "minor" and was 25 years old; this other finally from the Sudan, he was a refugee. Knife, chopper, they wounded our country, plunged it into blood, tears, death, the most bestial barbarism. Until now our beautifu



This one came from Tunisia, a country which knows neither war, nor misery;

that one from Chechnya and we initially refused asylum to his family;

this still another from Pakistan, he was a "minor" and was 25 years old;

this other finally from the Sudan, he was a refugee.

Knife, chopper, they wounded our country, plunged it into blood, tears, death, the most bestial barbarism.

Until now our beautiful minds intoxicated with

“old Christian virtues gone mad”

(Chesterton) admired each other in the praise of these “Others”, destitute, victims of our Western dominions.

They were necessarily innocent, we were inherently guilty.

"O Lampedusa" sang the choir of Good without seeing that among the poor wretches, executioners were hiding.

Immigration is not the first cause of terrorism, it is obvious, but the months that we have just lived confirm to us that it is one of the conditions.

Prudence would require us to immediately close our borders today,

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