Ed Driscoll

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French police “said a total of 730 vehicles were torched and 28 police officers were injured in violent incidents from Sunday night to Monday morning”, according to AP, as “rioters protested conservative Nicolas Sarkozy’s presidential election victory Sunday”.

Initial reports pegged the number at roughly half that number of cars burned; Charles Johnson is none-too-surprised by the sharp upward revision in the auto body count.