Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Grosse bourde ministérielle

If you like to see ministers make fools of themselves, try this. Nadine Morano has never been the sharpest pencil in the box, but this takes the cake. (On the other hand, a little sympathy is in order for those who live their lives in public: if all of our gaffes were televised, we'd all look like idiots. My conscience insisted that I add this note, but even my conscience is shaking its head in disbelief.)

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Even a random teenager watching the "news-and-weather-in10mn" before their 8pm sitcom on M6 knows about the Renault scandal. For a minister to be so woefully informed is...?!!!

No need for sympathy in this case.

TexExile said...

I think the woman is an artist. I have circulated the link to a large number of work colleagues and it has occasioned much mirth around here. She may be thick as two planks, but her performance has led to a sharp, real-terms rise in the Gross Domestic Happiness Index hereabouts. Of course, its impact on our productivity is another matter, but since we are supposed to be focusing less on GDP and more on happiness...

Mark said...

I like that, your conscience shaking its head!

I think this is one of those inexplicable brain-off moments we may all be prone to. She simply didn't hear the question.

On the substance, why should everyone but Ghosn be guilty? Why not everyone including Carlos Ghosn? especially since he was the one who went on TV to yell self-righteously about how he had a open and shut case against the accused. What about the buck stops here and all that?