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.
Here in full technicolour (and in French) are the NINETEEN untruths Le Pen told last night – didn’t do Trump any harm. Continue reading Day 3 – Memo to Self: Must try to understand how President, Government and Parliament interact when there’s no majority for the President’s Party
‘How awful she was! Confused, aggressive, sarcastic. How can one imagine her as President? (Juppé tweet) Continue reading Day 3 – The Morning After
If this doesn’t cause Le Pen to drop several points below 40% it either proves that no-one really watched the Debate, or French voters don’t give a damn. Continue reading Day 4 – Debates never change anything … EXCEPT THIS TIME SURELY
‘Emanuel wanted to save Greece’ (Yanis Varoufakis) Continue reading Day 5 – Pre-Debate Jitters: so much hangs on this
The numbers game An utterly confused and confusing Presidential Election campaign. We began with Fillon-Le Pen-Macron, transmuted into Fillon-Le Pen-Macron-Hamon-Melenchon, followed by a long series of stone bonker certain Le Pen-Macron. Finally, we may well be going to have Le Pen-Macron-Fillon-Melenchon. Those four are consistently getting over 82% of voters’ intentions in polls. During the Vth Republic (58 years and 10 Presidential Elections) there have … Continue reading Day 29 – 3 became 5 became 2 … and NOW it’s only going and becoming 4
The debate was billed to run from 9pm until The Midnight Hour, evidently aiming only for the most serious political junkie. Continue reading Day 47 – The Eleven Candidates