The French have been stunned by the savagery of the riots in Villiers-le-Bel.
26 years of feel-good-and-festive Socialism has produced this:
"'It felt like they were out to kill us,' said one of the officers in Villiers-le-Bel last week. 'We knew that there were weapons in the suburbs, but they have never been turned against us like that. The kids were shooting at us at close range, loading and reloading their weapons. I’ve never seen anything like it.'"