‘Sex, Lies and Economics’

By Sunday, January 12, 2014 0 Permalink

François Hollande - liar, cheat, betrayer. He could be called many things by his compatriots or critics, but I would hope these derogatory terms would be based on his political, rather than his sexual prowess. Taking a vaguely bemused glance at the 'story' of M. Hollande and his mistress (can one have a mistress when not married)? I feel a bit sad that France has become as puritanical and dull as the ironically sexless USA or UK. And once again, the really important matters of the day are put aside in favour of pointless tittle tattle which to be honest seems almost quaint to me. Now, the first issue I take with this matter other than the fact it is totally irrelevant and a disgraceful invasion of privacy, is one which is weirdly never discussed when writing about the sex lives of politicians or publicly known people. How it affects their partners and families. Mme. Trierweiler, Hollande's partner, ...