Arnaud Montebourg, he of the tire tantrum and steel spat, wants a re-shuffle of the (incomplete?) deck he's been playing;
Thanks to Arnaud issuing one ultimatum too many;
French President Francois Hollande has dissolved his government amid a row over the country's struggling economy.Mr Hollande said Prime Minister Manual Valls had handed in the Socialist government's resignation and had until Tuesday to complete a reshuffle.
Montebourg told reporters on Monday that he would not seek a position in the new government.
"I believed it necessary to take back my freedom in the same way that he (Prime Minister Manuel Valls) accepted to give it to me," he said.
The 51-year-old sparked fresh controversy on Sunday when he said that he wanted to see a "major shift" in France's economic policy, in comments seen as an unacceptable challenge to French President François Hollande and Prime Minister Valls.Imbécile.