Each year pollster Kantar asks about attitudes towards the National Rally party. Another year, another (bigger) shoulder-shrug. Continue reading Two weeks in politics? Not such a long time.
Bye-elections: doncha just love ’em? Continue reading Here Beginneth Year 2: The Return of The Right.
Long before he can enjoy any of that Serious R&R, Mr Fillon has his Meeting with Destiny. 30 May: Meet The Judges Day. Continue reading From micro(n) to Macro(n)
For some, Election Day’s here: the 5,000 voters of Saint Pierre and Miquelon started voting at midday today. Continue reading Day 15 – Almost Sunday. 46,97 million French voters (1.3 million abroad) will soon be able to vote …
The answer to life, the universe and everything … except François Fillon Continue reading Day 17 – Nearly Round One
Le Pen went much further than usual with her hate speech. Continue reading Day 19 – I’m exhausted … how must they be feeling?
President Hollande on the campaign: ‘What have we talked about? Scandals, people being charged, pretend secret Government operations … My role is to talk about the risks we might be taking.’ Continue reading Day 21 – Three Men (and a Woman) in a … Pocket-Handkerchief
Another broken promise. I swore you’d never more hear again of the ‘estimable’ Mr Guaino: erstwhile wannabe President, Sarkozy Hard-Right-Speechwriter and still a local MP. Continue reading Day 25 – Eleven days to Round One
Fillon leaps on to his seat, standing head and shoulders above the crowd, he raises his arms triumphally aloft and clenches his fists. They love it. Continue reading Day 27 – The Official Campaign started at midnight on 9 April