Tall People Banned in France

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  1. theirishobserver. profile image60
    theirishobserver.posted 9 years ago

    French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been accused of banning tall workers from attending a factory walkabout - because they will make him look too short.

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image84
      Uninvited Writerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      lol

    2. Pearldiver profile image77
      Pearldiverposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      His wife has always made him look short... celebrity/talent wise!

    3. Anath profile image66
      Anathposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I think that with all his assets being short is the least of his worries!

      1. profile image0
        zampanoposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        As a matter of fact, the man seems to be rather hung up about his size.
        His wife is taller than himself and he wares high heels hehehe.
        And yes, the press reported the fact that people with whom he's seen in photograps are chosen among the shortest.
        But the man is not only short.
        He is mainly small.

      2. tobey100 profile image60
        tobey100posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        He has assets????

        1. Anath profile image66
          Anathposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          I count being one of the most powerful men in France a big asset.  Wouldn't you?

  2. packerpack profile image62
    packerpackposted 9 years ago

    Doesn't it sound like a gossip or a fake rumor ?

  3. earnestshub profile image86
    earnestshubposted 9 years ago

    His mouth is the biggest part of him. smile

  4. Lady_E profile image67
    Lady_Eposted 9 years ago

    lol. Carla should order him some High heel shoes for men. There are quite a few companies that do them. smile

    1. Anath profile image66
      Anathposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      He already wears them:
      http://i45.tinypic.com/50phn8.jpg

  5. premierkj profile image68
    premierkjposted 9 years ago

    Power really destroys the mind

  6. katiem2 profile image60
    katiem2posted 9 years ago

    Thats something else, maybe I should take my 5'10" self over there and look down on him talking some sense... I could even where heals and be a whopping 6'2" smile smile smile smile smile smile smile

    Thanks for our freedoms smile

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image62
      prettydarkhorseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      You're tall Katie, he may want people like me in the line I am only 5 1.
      what's with the height? he is already the Pres.,

  7. theirishobserver. profile image60
    theirishobserver.posted 9 years ago

    pretty - good things come in small packages - great pic of the big heels - true story by the way smile

  8. Daniel Carter profile image74
    Daniel Carterposted 9 years ago

    Sounds a bit like Lord Farquaad from Shrek, doesn't it??
    Ironically, John Lithgow, the voice of the Lord, is well over 6' tall.
    Generally fabulous human, Mr. Lithgow, from what I know.

    Sarkozy probably has a Napoleonic complex. Proving he has more power than stature. Very insecure indeed.

  9. theirishobserver. profile image60
    theirishobserver.posted 9 years ago

    Daniel how are you smile Yes indeed he appears to be suffering from being vertically challenged smile

    1. Daniel Carter profile image74
      Daniel Carterposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I'm very groovy, thank you! (I use the word because it makes people grin...)
      I'm in very high gear, moving to new digs. Selling a home out of state and downsizing dramatically. Rather than loss I see it as opportunity, and am fine with all of it.

      And how are you my friend?! Woowing the ladies, I trust!!
      wink

    2. earnestshub profile image86
      earnestshubposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I heard that he sued the Paris City council.

      ...... Something about building the footpath to close to his ass! smile

  10. optimus grimlock profile image58
    optimus grimlockposted 9 years ago

    thats fine with me im only 5'5 smile seriously thats insane to ban people cuz there tall.

  11. theirishobserver. profile image60
    theirishobserver.posted 9 years ago

    Daniel Great to hear you are doing well - I am also well - today is a busy day in Ireland - news wise - but I wont bore you with that - Good luck with everything - keep us up dated smile

  12. kerryg profile image79
    kerrygposted 9 years ago

    LOL, I'm surprised he needed to, though. I'm 5'11" and I was taller than most of the men and all of the women I met in France. My 6'4" uncle looked like Aragorn among the hobbits.

  13. Doug Hughes profile image60
    Doug Hughesposted 9 years ago

    Leaders in France are always aware that the people know how to shorten them if they fail badly enough - courtesy Madam Gillotine.

    Sadly, American leaders were never made short in that way and they don't fear the consequences of the ire of the mob.

    1. profile image0
      Brenda Durhamposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      No wonder.
      The currents leaders have the mob standing right thar with 'em.

  14. MikeNV profile image75
    MikeNVposted 9 years ago

    Perhaps he is a descendant of Napoleon?

  15. Lady Buldari profile image58
    Lady Buldariposted 9 years ago

    i just think sarcozy is becoming less and less a good leader for france if this  is true

    1. sofs profile image86
      sofsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      This is the height of insecurity and low self esteem!!  big_smile big_smile big_smile

  16. profile image0
    exjwlaurieposted 9 years ago

    It is better to be short in "stature", than to be short in "tolerance and common sense"!

 
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