Post by David Boothroyd on Apr 22, 2012 18:07:06 GMT
Hollande spokesperson, and Ségolene Royal, both pointing that it's the first time a sitting President has been beaten in the first round by another candidate. In 1981 Giscard led in the first round but lost to Mitterand in the second round.
Socialism makes war upon a system, not upon a class
This is very, very good for Hollande. Awful for the Poison Dwarf. Best ever result for the fascists though; not so great. Best result for the Commies since Marchais in 1981, but not as high as had seemed (surreally) plausible not so long ago.
“Actually, I think ‘A Bend in the River’ is much, much better than Conrad,” Mr. Naipaul said.