Sarko and Bruni are out, Hollande is in, Greece is in limbo...
Fewer hookers and more discretion would probably have seen DSK lording it over the French right now. Such are the follies of arrogance.
And then, the latest conviction from Paris, where Jean Paul Guerlain was found guilty after saying he had 'worked like a n*****' to create one of the company's most famed perfumes.
The perfumer said this on television, which should earn him zero for sensitivity. Although he has apologized profusely since, the court found him guilty for being a threat to public order.
Last week, in the American House of Representatives, that half of the national legislature that currently has organized itself as a pre-school for Visigoths, we saw the latest chapter in an act of such naked ideology-drenched cynicism that I wonder if all systems are not utterly beyond hope.
In November the United States is going to elect itself a president, whether it feels like doing so, or not.
"We’d like to imagine? that elections are decided on the issues, by voters responding rationally to competing policy proposals. But myth and narrative are stronger than reason — and strongest of all when, as now in the U.S., times are hard and solutions are lacking. "
I’m off to the Actor’s Studio to boost my vocal cords. HEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEELP!
There is a time when one should adjust the sails, resign from the human race, turn off the computer, unplug the iPhone, cut up the credit cards, buy gold, and head out to sea. This is the time.