If you haven’t seen this video in your Facebook feed, you will.
“In the Now,” the Russia Today weekly program, says it doesn’t know who the man was who stood in the middle of Paris with a sign that asked, “Do you trust me?”
In June, the Pew Research Center found that 76 percent of French citizens said they held favorable opinions about the country’s Muslims, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
That’s a significant departure from a similar Pew survey about American attitudes toward other religions.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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