Want a BMW, an apartment, an expense account that is off the scale? Become a French bureaucrat and live the high-life. All in the name of social justice and art, you understand. Nice work if you can get it!
There’s a Terror Wing in the Moocher Hall of Fame, so I guess it stands to reason that I should create a French Wing of the Bureaucrat Hall of Fame.
After all, few nations can compete with France in the contest to over-tax and over-spend. And a lot of that spending goes to subsidize a bloated bureaucracy.
Moreover, I suspect many members of that bureaucracy work in jobs that shouldn’t exist and get wildly over-compensated.
Just last month, for instance, I honored one of those bureaucrats with membership in the Hall of Fame because she managed to squander an average of $145 of other people’s money on taxis each and every day (including weekends) even though she also had a taxpayer-provided car and chauffeur!