Mylná představa Françoise Hollandea o Francii

LONDÝN – Nový francouzský prezident François Hollande dosáhl od svého květnového zvolení řady pozoruhodných politických vítězství doma i v Evropě. Jeho úspěšná bilance bohužel nevyhnutelně povede k ekonomickému zúčtování, které u zjevně nic netušících francouzských občanů vyvolá šok a přinese zkázu přístupu francouzské elity k „budování Evropy“.

Po nástupu do prezidentské funkce získal Hollande parlamentní většinu a dotlačil Německo k přijetí společné zodpovědnosti za dluhy států eurozóny. Ve francouzských firmách a ekonomických kruzích se však silně rozšířilo tušení krize.

Největší nebezpečí – které dost možná podceňují i nejtvrdší Hollandeovi kritici – ovšem nespočívá ani tak v prezidentových individuálních politických přehmatech (jakkoliv i ty mohou být vážné), jako spíše ve dvou spojených problémech v podobě francouzských ekonomických nerovnováh a krize v eurozóně. Kdyby se tyto problémy daly řešit odděleně, snad by se prezidentovi podařilo se jimi protrmácet; společně však nejspíš potvrdí francouzskou ztrátu konkurenceschopnosti.

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