Lo cuenta Gallia Watch. Vemos que cuando no es a golpe de cimitarra es a golpe de billetera:
The contribution in the amount of 17 million euro is one of the highest in the history of individual sponsorship in France. It will allow the masterpieces of the Arts of Islam, among the most refined and richest in the history of art, to be exhibited in spaces that are resolutely contemporary within the heart of the historic palace.
Negocio, podría decir uno. Pero no. Escuchad los ditirambos pro-islámicos de Sarkozy, ese “modelo diferencial” de la derecha española:
«France is the friend of Arab countries,» Nicolas Sarkozy insisted as he laid the first stone of the Louvre’s new rooms devoted to Islamic art.
The French head of State was speaking to Prince Alwalid Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, nephew of King Abdullah and major donator to the project.
«Islam brings one of the most ancient and most prestigious civilizations in the world,» and this exhibit is «an opportunity for the French people and all visitors to the Louvre to see that Islam is progress, science, refinement, modernity,» declared Nicolas Sarkozy.
«Fanaticism in the name of Islam is a deviation of Islam,» he said. «To kill in the name of Islam is to mock Islam and not to respect the rights of women in the name of Islam is to mock Islam.»
«France wants peace, France does not want the clash of civilizations between East and West,» explained the French president. «France tells Arab countries that she will help them obtain energy for the future, nuclear energy to be used for civilian, peaceful purposes.»
Y pensar que hubo quien puso es este individuo sus esperanzas (yo en parte)