It's easy to write off what is happening in some parts of Europe as people having lost their minds.
It doesn't take a psychology degree to understand there are broad swathes of French society that are clearly dealing with PTS after the recent horror period they've experienced.
Not to be trite, but you also don't need a degree in sociology or history to understand that France in particular has work to do with its relationships with its former North African colonies. The fact that there are so many ghettos in modern day France is not going to improve things.
But this nonsense about the Burkini is out of control. I have never really looked to Wall Street for any guidance at any time in my life, but I have to say, the Wall Street Journal has a great article about how farsical the whole Burkini issue is.
You can read it here.