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And I Thought It Was Bad…

By on 1.17.08 | 6:11PM

...when Bush looked into Putin's soul...

But that's nothing compared to what Sarkozy saw when he looked at Saudi society:

In Riyadh on Monday, he hailed Islam as "one of the greatest and most beautiful civilisations the world has known" and described his Saudi hosts as rulers who "appeal to the basic values of Islam to combat the fundamentalism that negates them".

Yes, that's just what I've always admired about the Saudis: Their heartfelt efforts to combat fundamentalism.

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