Archives for: Sarkozy

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President Sarkozy to Press: ‘See You Tomorrow, Pedophile Friends’

by Mitch Feierstein about 2 years 1 week ago

There’s a theory that you can’t trust any message conveyed by a person’s most public expressions and gestures. Instead, the theory runs, you have to study the fleeting look, the involuntary movement. The micro-expression that lasts a second or two, before the welcome smile is fixed in place. That theory sounds good to me — [...]

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Sarkozy Thinks The Euro Debt Crisis is Over

by Mitch Feierstein about 2 years 1 week ago

Five weeks ago, the French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, was a happy man. He said, ‘The [Greek] problem is solved. How happy I am a solution to the Greek crisis … has been found.’ Which is good. Everyone, even presidents, deserves a little sunshine.  Looking on the bright side: France’s President Nicolas Sarkozy should not think [...]

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What’s The French Word For ‘Meltdown’?

by Mitch Feierstein about 2 years 4 months ago

Rumors have been circulating for some time about the health of French banks. Those rumors play a huge part in the recent surge in worries about the creditworthiness of the French state. After all, the Irish banks came pretty close to bankrupting Ireland. The British banks knocked a huge hole in the British government balance [...]

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You Heard It Here First

by Mitch Feierstein about 2 years 4 months ago

You’ll recall, I’m sure, that the newly formed M. Feierstein Ratings Agency broke the news that France has lost its AAA rating. Although we’re a newly formed agency and, if you want to be pedantic about it, we have only ever issued one rating, nevertheless we like to think of ourselves as a market leader. [...]

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