In France, post-Charlie Hebdo debate hits new level of vitriol

Many members of France's intelligentsia and political class are now at each other’s throats in aftermath of January's terror attacks.

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When millions took to the streets of several French cities one Sunday in January, chanting “Je suis Charlie” and holding hands, the demonstrations were seen around the world as those of a country united in grief but defiant in its defence of freedom of expression. Suddenly, everybody was Charlie, reports The Globe and Mail.