They call it BCS, Bill Clinton syndrome, and it has broken out anew in New York and here in Washington, where it was first discovered.
"If dispirited Europeans are conceding that something is terribly wrong with their half-century-long experiment with socialism, unassimilated immigrants, cultural apologies, defense cuts and post-nationalism, why in the world is the Obama administration intent on adopting what Europeans are rejecting?"
The war between the sexes is never-ending, but the battleground is dotted with the white flags of uneasy truces.
Now that the bubble has burst, they’ve set sons against parents, rich against poor, race against race, teachers against students in the warped belief that by setting us upon one another they’ll protect their social compact-you know the one where we all get compacted together into a lump of equal size and consistency?
"Apparently there's good money to be made as a professional socialist."
Well, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, or DSK as he's known to those who follow politics in France or the doings of Big Money anywhere, did promise to give the International Monetary Fund a "totally different" face.
Every so often, a single incident epitomizes larger truths. One of these is that all issues, whether social or fiscal, are moral issues.
On May 12, the Visegrad Group announced the formation of a “battle group” under the command of Poland. The battle group would be in place by 2016 as an independent force and would not be part of NATO command.
The ECB comedy show continues. Jean-Claude Trichet went ballistic and walked out of a meeting over Jean-Claude Junker's use of the terms re-profiling and "soft restructuring".
Dominique Strauss-Kahn has resigned as the head of the International Monetary Fund. He would like to spend more time with his family.
Can we talk about this French guy for a minute, this Dominique Strauss-Kahn character?
It’s almost as if our leaders have been on a drunken bender and can no longer appreciate how morally drunk they have become.