Saturday, June 13, 2009

Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining

A little inside baseball for academics: the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales will not be moving to rue du Pré. It seems that the crisis has depressed Paris real estate values to the point where better prospects exist elsewhere.

Minc on Bayrou

Alain Minc accuses Bayrou of being an unconscious ultra of the moralist, traditionalist, Catholic Right. There must be personal animosity behind such an attack. Anybody know the source?