Skip to comments.French burn fewer cars on New Year’s Eve due to pandemic
Posted on 01/01/2022 10:57:11 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of empty, parked cars go up in flames in France each New Year’s Eve, set afire by young revelers, a much lamented tradition that appeared in decline this year, which saw only 874 vehicles burned.
The number of cars burned overnight has declined compared to New Year’s Eve 2019 when 1,316 vehicles went up in flames, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said Saturday on Twitter.
Fewer arson attacks occurred because of massive police presence on cities’ streets this New Year’s Eve, enforcing law and order and restrictions on public gatherings and wearing face masks as infections driven by the fast-spreading omicron variant surge, he said.
There is no information on burned cars last year because of a nation-wide lockdown in 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic.
Like many countries, France sees cars set on fire during the year for many reasons, including gangs hiding clues of their crimes and people making false insurance claims.
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“young revelers” = Muzzies
Thought the car burnings was part of a yearly economic stimulus package.
Akin to breaking windows.
I did the usual Babylon Bee check
There’s nothing COVID-19 can’t do!
“”””French burn fewer cars on New Year’s Eve due to pandemic”””
Does the Babylon Bee make extra money writing headlines for the Main Stream Media?????
Well, that’s something.
Who knew that car-b-que was French cuisine. Reality out-Bees the Bee.h
“Does the Babylon Bee make extra money writing headlines for the Main Stream Media?????”
XLNT observation. Is there no sense of self-awareness among these dopes?
Nearly 900 cars arson-ized as a holiday tradition, down from last year, is presented as making lemonade from the alleged pandemic?
Dopes, I tell you. Dopes.
What does Greta Thunberg think? All that black smoke, burning vinyl and chemicals, oil, grease and gas up in smoke?
More pollution than a nuclear family in Iowa does in a lifetime of driving a pickup or an SUV.
I could have swore it was the Bee as well.
Well, every cloud has its silver lining.
“French burn fewer cars on New Year’s Eve due to pandemic”
i was preparing to click on the babylon bee link to read the rest of the satire, but THEN ...
Guess they don’t sell that many Teslas over there.
I know, gas cars go up in flames, too. I saw the final two seasons of CHIPs episodes. More cars burned than went over a steep cliff or into a swimming pool with girls trapped inside.
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