Roger L. Simon

Marc Steynisms du jour

WHEN MOST of us across the Atlantic think of “welfare queens,” our mind’s eye conjures some teenage crack whore with three kids by different men in a housing project. But France illustrates how absolute welfare corrupts absolutely.

These Sorbonne welfare queens are Marie-Antoinettes: Unemployment rates for immigrants? Let ’em eat cake, as long as our pampered existence is undisturbed.

The most accurate thing I can say is touché.