January 15, 2014

Can Life Get Any Worse for Hollande?

Alex Berezow, RealClearWorld

The Associated Press

On the day Francois Hollande was inaugurated as President of France, his airplane was struck by lightning. At the time, I half-jokingly quipped that "Mother Nature [was] sending an omen about the future of the Eurozone." It turns out, however, that the lightning bolt sent from above was aimed not at the European Union but squarely at Mr. Hollande himself. And just in case a little zap of heavenly electricity wasn't enough to garner his attention, the Fates arranged for somebody to eat Mr. Hollande's camel.

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