Sarkozy Battles Voodoo Curse
French prez vows to sue if makers don't take doll off the shelves
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 22, 2008 2:13 AM CDT
French President Nicolas Sarkozy gestures while speaking during a final media conference at an EU summit in Brussels last week.   (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
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(Newser) – French President Nicolas Sarkozy is demanding that a voodoo doll in his image be withdrawn from bookstores, the Daily Telegraph reports. The fuming Sarko has threatened a lawsuit if the French distributor does not comply. Some 20,000 of the dolls, which comes with pins and a voodoo guide, have already been produced. The firm has refused to follow orders from the litigious prez and vowed that other politicians would get the voodoo treatment if the Sarko dolls fly off the shelves.