Saturday, June 30, 2007
By Steven L. Taylor

Via the BBC: Insult humbles French politician

A row has erupted in France after a senior leader of the governing UMP party was caught on camera calling a female political opponent a “bitch”.

“This is no way to talk about a woman or anyone else,” said President Nicolas Sarkozy. The condemnation was echoed by female Justice Minister Rachida Dati.

The politician, Patrick Devedjian, made the remark while congratulating a party colleague for ousting the woman MP.

He has since said he “regretted his inappropriate interjection”.

Especially since it was captured on videotape…

And most especially because:

The footage quickly found its way onto the internet.

Call him the French George Allen, I guess.

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