Twitter France on Twitter: .@ManuelValls revient sur Twitter : bienvenue Monsieur le Premier ministre ! https://t.co/bZPDL4CtE8 http://t.co/e8bY3xCtP2

Français : Photographie de Manuel Valls prise ...

Français : Photographie de Manuel Valls prise en Mairie d’Evry (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

We welcome France’s Prime Minister, Manuel Valls to Twitter!
 

via Twitter France on Twitter: .@ManuelValls revient sur Twitter : bienvenue oMonsieur le Premier ministre ! https://t.co/bZPDL4CtE8 

Any views on when social media should be used by policy-makers, rather than mainstream media?

Europe needs France to find a leader who can enact structural reform – Telegraph

Français : Francois Hollande - Mardis de l'ESSEC

Français : Francois Hollande – Mardis de l’ESSEC (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This image shows Angela Merkel who is the the ...

This image shows Angela Merkel who is the the Chancellor of Germany. The image was taken one day before Merkel received the International Charlemagne Prize of the city of Aachen (Karlspreis). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is an important article from the Telegraph. Check it out!

Europe needs France to find a leader who can enact structural reform – Telegraph.

Whilst, I do not dispute the facts, I see the conclusions differently.

Hollande was a lame-duck from early in his presidency. He could never live up to his promises and he ratings summarize his record.

France has elected many reforming Presidents but by and large they have all failed. They have either not had the power or the stamina to truly reform France. These days France is polarized with extreme politics of both the left and right, with the moderate center powerless.

In Germany‘s eyes, France is probably part of Southern Europe, with all the same problems; but France is also too big to fail. Failure in France will domino into Germany, and will lead to the collapse of the Euro.

Whilst the French bourse is doing OK, I would expect speculators to return