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Oct 31st, 2008, 09:14 AM
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France: Sarkozy Voodoo Dolls a Hot Item...

at least after Pres Sarkozy went to court to block their sales, which, after the Court ruled against Sarkozy's request, according to a blurb in today's NYtimes, caused an avalanche of new sales.

the times says that Sarkozy was not amused by being 'poked fun' at with the doll made in his image and tried to get it off the shelves.

so those looking for a hot unique souvenir from France look for the Sarkozy Voodoo Doll, which went on sale Oct 9. It comes 'with 12 pins and a manual describing how to put a curse on him'.

Anyone seen the doll yet or bought one?
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Oct 31st, 2008, 09:16 AM
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France enjoys Sarkozy's voodoo doll setback - International Herald ...
Oct 30, 2008 ... France enjoys Sarkozy's voodoo doll setback. ... A hot-selling voodoo doll of President Nicolas Sarkozy of France. A Paris court refused his ...
http://www.iht.com/articles/2008/10/...ope/france.php - 22 hours ago
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Nov 3rd, 2008, 10:50 AM
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And only about 10 euros it says
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Nov 3rd, 2008, 11:05 AM
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I'll be in Paris next week, where do I get one?
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Nov 4th, 2008, 10:03 AM
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My son is going back to France for a visit with family and i wonder too if anyone knows where these voodoo babes are sold

the article says sales have mushroomed - Carrefour, etc. carrying them

or is it only online

anybody seen the dolls on sale?

merci
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Nov 4th, 2008, 05:13 PM
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They want 38 Euros on ebay.
vaudou poupee sarkozy
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Nov 5th, 2008, 02:41 AM
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It'd have to be a pretty powerful hex to get me paying that sort of money.
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It's a shame that people feel they are entitled to essentially pray for something bad to happen to political leaders. It doesn't reflect well on the buyers.

It would be different if it was just intended as a tongue in cheek thing, but it's not.
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Nov 5th, 2008, 11:57 AM
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It would be different if it was just intended as a tongue in cheek thing, but it's not>

I get the exact opposite feeling, that it is a tongue in cheek thing - especially since atheism seems to be the major religion in France these days - no one really prays for anything IME
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