First, it was Merkel in Germany.
Then Aznar in Spain.
Then it was Cameron in England.
And now...Sarkozy of France:-
"My answer is clearly yes, it is a failure," he said in a television interview when asked about the policy which advocates that host societies welcome and foster distinct cultural and religious immigrant groups..
"Of course we must all respect differences, but we do not want... a society where communities coexist side by side
Hello, America? You on to this?
And as for Russia:-
For Russia the thesis about the failed co-existence of various cultures is unacceptable, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said. "We must not let ourselves be provoked into discussions over the failure of multiculturalism," he said at a meeting with heads of ethnic cultural organizations and ethnographists in Bashkortostan on Friday.
Currently, there is a lot of debate on this subject in Europe, Medvedev said. "If we talk about the failure of multiculturalism, then traditions can be destroyed, which is a dangerous thing and European nations should also understand this," he said.
But, is falafel a symbol of multiculturalism gone bad? In Australia it does, it seems.