Pop quiz! Fill in the blanks on the following news story:

Brigitte Bardot, angered over what she called France’s insensitivity to the plight of _____, has threatened to move to Sweden.

a) Muslims
b) Boneheaded footballers
c) Minks
d) Any other issue in the world that is more important than c)

Unfortunately, the answer is minks. MINKS. Fiery trouble between Lebanon and Israel, nuclear brinksmanship in North Korea, and a quagmire in the Middle East, and Brigitte picks now to start playing her celebrity card? She’s ashamed to be French, she says without a trace of irony. She should be ashamed of herself.

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