Foolish, foolish French:
President François Hollande's 47-year old partner was slammed for eschewing her Left-wing principles in favour of unabashed champagne Socialism despite the threat of "thousands of job losses in the coming weeks" in companies ranging from Renault to Air France.
VSD, the weekly magazine, trained its ire on the 47-year-old divorcee's decision to attend the haute couture shows of Paris fashion week.
It described photos of the first lady beaming alongside France's richest man Bernard Arnault at the Dior catwalk show as a "political fault".
"While thousands of French are fighting to avoid redundancy … (she) attended the fashion shows," it wrote...
There never is, and there never was, socialism at the top. The leaders aren't socialists because socialism will lead to prosperity for the people. They're socialists because it leads to their prosperity.
For the king, it's good to be king.