Nicolas Sarkozy is undoubtedly the most trigger happy president in modern French history.
Not in terms of foreign policy - after all, this was the man who single-handedly defused the Russia-Georgia crisis by persuading Putin not to hang his Georgian counterpart's "by the balls."
No, Mr Sarkozy, a trained lawyer, saves his belligerence for the courtroom, with six lawsuits to his name since he was elected last year.
But now his serial litigiousness has descended into a prickly farce.
A French appeals court on Friday ruled that Voodoo dolls in the President's image may remain on sale - complete with pins - in the name of freedom of expression. Full story...