At this rate, Sarkozy's final year and a half will be as hypoprésidentielle as his first year and a half were hyper. He will propose and the majority in the Assembly will dispose as it sees fit. Before long the Right will look as incoherent as the Left. Indeed, it already does.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
The man formerly known as the "hyperprésident" is looking more and more anemic every day. His security bill has just been shredded by centrist deputies, and now they, along with others from the UMP, look like they're going to block another signature proposal, the abolition of the ISF, or tax on wealth. Sarkozy's idea was to get rid of the ISF and replace with a tax on unrealized capital gains. If this idea sounds loufoque, farfelue, and époustouflante, well, that's because it is, and the Sarkobluff has now been called: