Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Former French President Sarkozy and his supermodel wife Carla Bruni have decided to move to London to escape the new French tax rate of 75%.  

First, things must really be bad if you are willing to move from France to rainy, unpleasant London.

Joining Gerard Depardieu in exile, this embarrassing but completely predictable exodus of the productive and/or wealthy is being echoed here in California, where the people who can leave are leaving.  Joining them soon will be professional golfer Phil Mikelson, who still has to decide where he and his family will land after parachuting out of this disfunctional state.

One assumes that societies can learn from their mistakes, and not burn their collective fingers over and over on the hot stove.  One assumes...

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