When he’s the go-getting entrepreneur, he urges his supporters to be disruptifs, speaks of building une ‘start up nation’ while saying that ‘la démocratie est le système le plus bottom up de la terre’. Down with the entrepreneurial kids all right. Continue reading ‘For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice.’ T.S. Eliot, Little Gidding
Pugnacious, gun-toting, semi-rags to semi-riches … it’s The Bodyguard Continue reading One of the President’s (ex-)Men
The President’s ‘catastrophic and interminable Rentrée’ just goes on week after week and he’s ‘weaker than ever’ (Le Monde) Continue reading Crisis? What crisis?
There’d be a no-holds-barred reflection on how to tax inheritance, so as to fight against ‘increasing inequalities due to birth’. But it took just 72 hours for the Elysée to comment: oh no there won’t. ‘The President has formally excluded any change to inheritance rights during his term of office’. For any myopic who failed to see what was written clearly on the wall, the President was quoted as saying: ‘Stop messing with the pensioners … We’re not touching inheritance taxes as long as I’m here’. Continue reading Create a phrase using these words: Sinking/Leave/Ship/Rats?
Bliss was it in those moments to be alive. But. After the Lord Mayor’s Show, comes the shit-cart. Continue reading It’s not the crime, it’s the cover-up