Tag Archives: france

DSK OUT IMF

Bon vivant eurocrat, Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK), has stepped down from his post as managing director at the IMF.  Abusing the economies of troubled countries from his current post at Rikers Island, where he stands accused of raping a hotel maid, must have proved too difficult.

DSK’s fall brings to mind the ousting of Paul Wolfowitz from leadership of the World Bank for his unprovoked attempt to bring accountability to that institution. Christopher Hitchens rehashes that one here in Slate.

Libya Leadership

Even Eugene Robinson is bewildered by the Libya Mission.

So what the hell are we doing? I realize that President Obama and his advisers have answered this question many times, but I feel it’s necessary to keep asking until the answers begin to make sense.

French Retirement Planning

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Jonah Goldberg observes that European “protesters desperately want to keep the perks and pensions that are driving their countries to insolvency” while while American Tea Party protesters want to keep our leaders from going the way of Europe.