Bring back the rack
Meanwhile, back in the US, concerned that France might be cutting into our lead, our own troglodytes just keep 'em coming:
The mayor of Las Vegas has suggested that people who deface freeways with graffiti should have their thumbs cut off on television.What a great idea! But it needs expanding. Thiefs lose one hand. Second offense, second hand. Rapists get neutered. All on Live TV! And the state gets the revenue from the ad income. It'll probably be so popular (at least in red states) that Nevada can syndicate it.
"In the old days in France, they had beheadings of people who commit heinous crimes," Mayor Oscar Goodman said Wednesday on the TV show "Nevada Newsmakers."