Sarkozy Vanquishes the Irish

Ryanair Forced to Pay Damages in Ad Scuffle

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The cheeky monkeys at Ryanair thought it would be fun to have a bit of sport with French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his new (hot!!!) bride Carla Bruni. The low-fair airline ran a print ad that showed Sarkozy and Bruni. In the ad, the blusing bride was saying, "With Ryanair, my whole family can come to my wedding." Sarkozy and Bruni said, "Mais, non! Zat weel not do!" and slapped the airline with a claim. According to the Irish Times, "Judge Louis-Marie Raingeard ordered Ryanair to pay a symbolic €1 in damages to Mr Sarkozy and €60,000 to Ms Bruni." As my managing editor said, that might make the Irish "Guinness-swilling surrender leprechauns."
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