It is today that Éric Dupond-Moretti, who is still Minister of Justice, will know whether or not the Court of Justice of the Republic condemns him for “illegal taking of interests”. As for Olivier Dussopt, who happens to be Minister of Labor, his trial for “favoritism” ends tomorrow. I have not forgotten Nicolas Sarkozy’s appeal trial, still ongoing, in the affair of false invoices linked to his electoral campaign. Let’s say that all this creates a strange microclimate.
On this, a former budget minister, Jérôme Cahuzac, who was indeed sentenced to five years of ineligibility and two years in prison after having lied to the whole of France, “eye to eye” , about a hidden account in Switzerland, is quietly preparing his return to politics, showing that, having served his sentence, he does not see why he should not have the right to do so. He has the right to do so, in fact.
Except that, to justify his claim to the great retrospective sponge, Jérôme Cahuzac claims to be Kant. Well, we’re not going to blame him for not having read all of Kant. But we can still remind him that, for Kant, lying is an absolute prohibition. Let us even call it a “categorical imperative”, which admits of no arrangement. From Kant, again, let us meditate on this: “This inner court that man feels within himself is conscience. » Besides, there is this old thing called decency. Student Cahuzac, you have two hours.