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Never too early to start the campaign for next French president

Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe. Today: French politics just became even more a snake pit than usual. 734 more words

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You're Wrong Stephen Fry and the Marvellous Twerking Fascists

I wish it were true Stephen, truly I do.  So many of my wonderful left liberal friends say the same as you do, Mr Fry.  I have often thought one of the faults of the members of the well-meaning, well-heeled chattering classes is their inability to imagine what it is to be an ordinary mortal.  958 more words

Marine Le Pen takes poll lead in race for next French presidential election

The growing threat to France’s mainstream political leaders posed by Marine Le Pen, head of France’s far-right National Front, has been underscored by an opinion poll putting her in the lead for the first time in the race for the next presidential election. 510 more words


French fascist politician jailed for calling black minister chimpanzee

From daily The Independent in Britain:

Former Front National candidate jailed for calling black minister a chimpanzee

John Lichfield

Wednesday 16 July 2014

In the severest sentence of its kind ever handed down in France, a former far-right local politician has been sentenced to nine months in prison for comparing a black cabinet minister to a chimpanzee.

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Voice of Russia: Headlines, July 9, 2014

Keep an eye on Marine LePen . . . she is terrific and knows the score . . . ~J

Russia Sanctions are ‘stupidity’, adding to hostile climate – Marine Le Pen… 175 more words


Our most important peace project is an "old boring aunt"

During the most inspirational weekend I have ever had, I was almost run over by a Range Rover, ate the most delicious Beef Tartare, heard “La Traviata” for the first time and visited the European Parlament’s Visitor Centre. 1,922 more words