Roger L. Simon

Chiraq the Model

Apparently, Jacgues Chirac – hard to believe it but he’s still around – has finally seen the handwriting on the wall and is actually considering reforming the dysfunctional French economic system.

“There’s now a willingness to give priority to employment, instead of merely helping the unemployed,” Chirac, 72, said in an annual television interview with French journalists in his Paris office on the Bastille Day holiday.

(Pretty good title pun, huh? Unfortunately for blog fans only.)