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The gist of that piece is how would the French media report yesterday's events if they were taking place in, say, Uzbekistan: feud in the different factions of the power clans, cronyism, unpopular reforms rammed through parliament, defiance to all foreign critics...
by Bernard (bernard) on Wed Sep 15th, 2010 at 09:09:54 AM EST
Not to mention...


In this deleterious atmosphere, the minister for work has forced through parliament a pensions reform rejected by the majority of the population, using procedures made possible by a recent "reform" of parliament limiting the right for the opposition to speak.

Reform? Limiting the right to squeek? At least the cross-border trade with Italy is in full swing.

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin

by Crazy Horse on Wed Sep 15th, 2010 at 09:25:21 AM EST
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