Reason Writers Around Town: Matthew Feeney on the Worst Politician of 2012


In a piece for PolicyMic, Reason 24/7 Assistant Editor Matthew Feeney names French President Francois Hollande as the "Worst Politician of 2012," writing:

The socialist French president implemented changes in the tax code that have prompted many rich Frenchmen to leave their country. Hollande has also used threatening language regarding a steel factory owned by ArcelorMittal, going so far as to threaten nationalization. He is a fan of the euro, and has been a supporter of a financial transaction tax, further regulations, a banking union, and a more unified continent. Perhaps most disturbingly, Hollande recently said that he thinks that the euro crisis is over.

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