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Posts Tagged ‘France’

May 28th, 2017 - 9:15 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

THE TERRIBLE HANDSHAKE: Emmanuel Macron white-knuckle handshake showdown with Trump was “a moment of truth”

“my handshake with him, it wasn’t innocent.” PARIS (AP) – President Emmanuel  Macron added: “One must show that you won’t make small concessions, even symbolic ones, but also not over-publicize things, either.” Macron’s office confirmed to The Associ[...]

May 7th, 2017 - 11:34 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: French reject Trumpism, Elect Macron

  MACRON WINS FRENCH PRESIDENCY BY A LARGE MARGIN Macron has defeated Marine Le Pen 65 percent to 35 percent, with a record number of blank and spoiled ballots.  Political newcomer Emmanuel Macron will be France’s next president.  Government sampling of the vote showed that Emanuel Macron d[...]

May 6th, 2017 - 9:15 am § in Donald Trump

2017 FRENCH ELECTION: 538 predicts that the Trumpette will lose.

Le Pen Is Just A Gargantuan Polling Error Behind Macron Donald Trump’s candidate  for President of France   is an enormous, historic polling error behind the centrist En Marche! candidate Emmanuel Macron.[...]

May 1st, 2017 - 8:42 am § in Misc.

David Preston: Racy French Postmark

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April 23rd, 2017 - 12:24 pm § in Foreign Affairs, Politics

BREAKING NEWS: Trumpism fails in France, so far: Emmanuel Macron 23% and Marine Le Pen 22%

The race is close.  Marine Le Pen, the Trumpist neofascist got 22% of the vote behind centrist Emmanuel Macron with 23%.  The two will face off in May.  Meanwhile police have fired tear gas on the Place de la Bastille in eastern Paris as crowds of young people, some from anarchist and anti-fascis[...]

April 17th, 2017 - 6:27 am § in Foreign Affairs

France: Moderate vs Communist vs Fascist

With one week to go, the French election pits the two extremes of the 20th century .. a communist and a fascistg ..against a moderate.  gainst all odds.  A communist soars in French election polls With less than two weeks before France’s presidential election, the meteoric and unexpected rise of[...]

October 21st, 2016 - 8:24 am § in Misc.

AFTER TRUMP: : Le Pen

Paris (AFP) – From Brexit to the rise of Donald Trump, 2016 has been a humbling year for political forecasters. In France, could they be wrong again in writing off the far-right’s prospects in next year’s presidential election? Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s National F[...]

October 3rd, 2016 - 9:41 am § in Misc.

FRANCE: Trumpism

Marine Le Pen, the chauvinist candidate of the far right, is dominant on the right and  gaining ground among left-wing circles. 50% of the electorate think that Ms Le Pen is a ‘major’ political player.  62 per cent – think both Mr Hollande and Mr Sarkozy were  equally “bad” president[...]

June 26th, 2016 - 6:54 am § in Misc.

La langue anglaise n’a plus aucune légitimité à Bruxelles.

After Brexit, French Politicians Want English Language Out Of EU Too Just one problem: The English language is one of the official languages of Ireland and Malta, who are still members of the EU. PHILIPPE HUGUEN/GETTY IMAGESAfter the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union on Thursday, som[...]