……the city has lost 60,000 residents in the past five years……has become dirtier and uglier and more dangerous……break a campaign promise by slapping a 50 per cent property tax hike on residents to avoid bankruptcy…… ran up debts of €7.7 billion (£6.7 billion)…….There are more civil servants in Paris than in the European Commission,” he added, pointing out that the figure now surpassed the 50,000-mark.
That last is 2.5^ of the population. Which is pretty high. This is also pretty normal for socialism, no? High taxes, vast debts, to make the place smaller and worse. Yes, very socialist.