Out-of-control leaders —> out-of-control society
Meanwhile, an L-dotter points to the larger significance of the DSK story (which I’ve previously discussed here):
Reply 6—Posted by: bpl40, 5/22/2011 7:57:06 AMLet us recall that DSK’s most notable accomplishment as head of the IMF was to organize a trillion dollar bailout of the EU’s more improvident members. A man with no sense of limits on his sexual desires, was put in charge of loaning money to countries with no sense of limits on their economic desires.
Remember that fact, when liberals and libertarians tell you that people’s private morality has no public significance. It used to be understood (in America if not in France) that the proof that a man was qualified to govern others, was that he had demonstrated government over himself.
Here’s another item on the same theme: In response to a story (which is in the realm of unconfirmed rumor) that Arnold Schwarzenegger has two additional out-of-wedlock children that his wife didn’t know about, this exchange occurs at Lucianne.com:
Posted by Lawrence Auster at May 22, 2011 03:17 PM | Send