They're at it again. To celebrate the recent BBC "World Cup Stories" edition about the French team - how Zidane and co. abolished all civil strife and produced multicultural Nirvana in 1998, the rioting season has kicked off early in Paris.
PS - I missed this last year. Talk about the revolution devouring its own children.
"Dolls were being evacuated from the creche in Fives, a rundown district of Lille near France's Belgian border, the day after a petrol bomb burnt out the empty sleeping area and scorched activity rooms.
Little remained of the public nursery school in Acheres, west of Paris, other than the snapshots of toddlers stuck to a wall after fire brought down a roof and devoured rooms in the night.
When a blazing car was rammed up against the nursery in Mirail, in the southern city of Toulouse, the rioters did more than trash a building - they shattered a small community"