Gerard Depardieu must be pretty desperate in his bid to flee Hollande’s socialism: he has been granted Russian citizenship by Vladimir Putin.
The former communist is now offering tax asylum to western Europe’s rich and famous. Russia’s 13% income tax rate is one sixth as oppressive as Francois Hollande’s unconstitutional 75% supertax. A sign of the changing times, Putin’s announcement was made via Twitter:
Vladimir Putin signs order giving Gérard Depardieu Russian citizenship
— President of Russia (@KremlinRussia_E) January 3, 2013
Trolling on an international scale…