March 23

I woke up to a headline that represents rather well my general feeling about this year’s French elections and that feeling is, “wait… what?” And the headline that I saw was, “François Fillon est soupçonné de ne pas avoir rendu les bons costumes” (“François Fillon is thought not to have given back the correct suits”)… I’m saving reading the article for after my first three coffees.

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January 13

The people who are shocked by the Penelope-gate are very naïve. The higher you get in that government, the worst it gets – there must be some kind of empiric law about it. The worst a clerk can do is probably steal office supplies but when you have the power to pay people, it gets on a whole new level.

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