On Friday, France's highest administrative court suspended the ban on the "burkini" (a full-body swimsuit variation of a burqa, worn by some Muslim women for reasons of religious modesty) in Villeneuve-Loubet, ruling that mayors do not have the legal right to ban religious garments. Similar bans have been enacted by at least 30 French mayors, citing concerns that the burkinis might be symbolic of Islamic extremism, because if there is one thing terrorists are hell-bent on doing, it's swimming.