Sarkozy’s Tobin Tax Push: Wooing French Voters and Annoying E.U. Leaders | The Great Transition |

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has a knack of vexing his European partners—and he’s demonstrated that talent again with his pledge to unilaterally impose a so-called "Tobin Tax" on financial market transactions in France if the rest of the debt-stricken European Union doesn’t collectively embrace the idea later this month.