Monthly Archives: July 2011



Democracy is about arguing position.  It’s about debating.  It’s about eventually, at the end of the day, settling on what will be in the best interest of the whole country, of the whole nation. ~ Christine Lagarde

Christine Lagarde is the first woman ever to head the International Monetary Fund.  She assumed the role at the head of the troubled enterprise in the wake of former director Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s sexual assault legal case, during the U.S. debt ceiling crisis in mid-2011.