Once an islamophobic, homophobic, antisemitic racist … always an islamophobic, homophobic, antisemitic racist Continue reading Good day for Macron. Bad day for Le Pen. (Again)
Elections? What elections? Continue reading King of the Gods? King of the French?
Macron has said he will be a President who ‘presides’, while allowing his Prime Minister and Ministers to govern. He uses the word jupitérien (as in Mount Olympus) to describe his role. Continue reading OFFICIAL: MACRON WON
‘RESULT’ (at the time of writing) Macron 20.5 million Le Pen 10.7 million Spoilt votes 4.2 million Abstainers 12 million [for the 1st time since 1969 more voted in Round 1 than 2] War breaks out in the Front National (as predicted by your humble scrivener) We learnt tonight that the Front National are somewhat particular about which journalists they want to share their evening … Continue reading DAY ZERO (part 5) – I got rather tense in those final ten seconds leading up to 20:00
Macron seems to be at 63% … and climbing. Continue reading Day 2 – 5,000 voters of Saint Pierre and Miquelon vote from 12:00 CET Saturday.
‘How awful she was! Confused, aggressive, sarcastic. How can one imagine her as President? (Juppé tweet) Continue reading Day 3 – The Morning After
‘Emanuel wanted to save Greece’ (Yanis Varoufakis) Continue reading Day 5 – Pre-Debate Jitters: so much hangs on this
The Front National is the party of anti-France (Macron) Continue reading Day 6 – May Day: Fête du Travail
President Hollande will hand over to his successor on 13 or 14 May Continue reading Day 7 – In a week it’ll be too late to vote
‘30% of all voters want Le Pen to win and 17% don’t care about the result’ (BVA 26-28 April). ‘Actually, only 47% of potential electors have definitely chosen to vote for Macron with 33% for Le Pen … the others are still hesitating between the two or a blank ballot paper … the gap can still considerably narrow’ (Odoxa 26-27 April) Continue reading Day 8 – It (definitely) ain’t over. The gap is narrowing.