Tuesday, 11 March 2008

Are Our leaders Gone Mad? Spitzer , Kanerva , Sarkozy ...

1- Eliot Spitzer

YESTERDAY: Eliot Spitzer, the "incorruptible", As U.S. attorney general, Spitzer took cases relating to corporate white collar crime, securities fraud, internet fraud and environmental protection. He most notably pursued cases against companies involved in computer chip price fixing, investment bank stock price inflation, the 2003 mutual fund scandal.

TODAY:
New York Governor Eliot Spitzer told his aides that he was involved in a prostitution ring, the New York Times reported. See link

CONSEQUENCE:
Reports say he will announce his resignation at 1530 GMT (12 March 2008) in New York.


2-Ilkka Kanerva (Nat. Coalition Party)


YESTERDAY:
Kanerva is a member of the Finnish National Coalition Party. He is a master of Political Science from the University of Turku. He has been in the Finnish Parliament since 1975.
Kanerva is the Chairman-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe for 2008

TODAY:
The latest controversy over claims that Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs Ilkka Kanerva (Nat. Coalition Party) had bombarded a young woman dancer, an "erotic dancer", with SMS messages (200 mobile phone text message) has left the party’s chairman, Minister of Finance Jyrki Katainen (Nat. Coalition Party) "perplexed". see link

CONSEQUENCE:
Matti Vanhanen and Jyrki Katainen back him up...maybe they are involved too: Vodka, Women and Cigars...?


3-Nicolas Sarkozy (UMP)


YESTERDAY:
Nicolas Sarkozy is the current President of France and ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra, elected on 6 May 2007 after defeating Socialist Party contender Ségolène Royal during the second round of the 2007 election. Before his presidency, he was leader of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) right wing party.

TODAY:
There's been further controversy in France after President Nicolas Sarkozy insulted a member of the public at an agricultural show last weekend.

CONSEQUENCE:
You should always shake him his hand...otherwise he will swear at you...

1 comment:

Gary said...

"New York Governor Eliot Spitzer may quit today after allegations that he was the client of a prostitution ring, while his wife is urging him to stay on, the New York Times reported, citing unidentified aides."

What about Kanerva?