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Happy Slapping

The phenomenon that was huge in England is now causing an uproar in France, who wants to ban citizen journalists from capturing acts of violence.

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As it happily turns out, Europeans are just as inane as Americans! Happy slapping somehow manages to make fence-plowing look meaningful, poignant.

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