When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do? -- John Maynard Keynes

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

The Kind of Person We Need As President of the USA

Kakha Bendukidze’s death, in London, came only days before he was expected officially to join Poroshenko’s cabinet.  Instead of the expected announcement, Poroshenko posted the following message on his Facebook page:
“On behalf of the Ukrainian people, I express my sincere condolences to the relatives and friends of Kakha Bendukidze, and millions of those for whom he was and will remain the engine of great change.”(source infra)
I don't know if he or she exists, but this is the kind of person we so badly need as President of the USA--Kakha Bendukidze—the Georgian multimillionaire:

"...With the same tough love that he had inflicted on Georgians, Bendukidze urged Ukrainians to stop blaming others for their problems. “You have broken every world record in idiocy,” he told an audience at the Kyiv School of Economics, in July. “You keep electing populists, people who promise you more. This means you are electing the worst.” He advocated cutting government spending, reducing retirement benefits for public servants, and radically deregulating the economy. Ukraine, he said, in one of his last interviews, had too many ministries and agencies. ”Who needs them when the government’s sole function these days is to take money from the International Monetary Fund and pass it on in payment for Russian gas?” he asked...." read more at the New Yorker

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