Former French Interior Minister Jean-Pierre Chevènement, who is not Muslim, was named the head of the newly established Foundation for Islam in France by state officials. He claims to be qualified for the job because he went to Cairo and Algiers 40-50 years ago. Twitter lit him up for it.
The Sandman is a mythical character in Dutch, and Central and northern European folklore who puts people to sleep and brings good dreams by sprinkling magical sand onto the eyes of people while they sleep at night. The grit or “sleep” in one’s eyes upon waking is supposed to be the result of the Sandman’s work the previous evening. (Source)