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François Hollande (Parti Socialiste/Socialist Party)   -28 (50.9%)
Jean-Luc Mélenchon (Front Gauche/Left Front)   -27 (49.1%)
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« on: April 22, 2012, 09:41:29 am »
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François Hollande and Jean-Luc Mélenchon won the forum's first round, so both have gone onto the second. Voting closes on May 6th.
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« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2012, 10:18:44 am »
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I like them both a great dealHollande is a pro-war twerp, Melenchon is near perfect a candidate for me.
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« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2012, 10:23:28 am »
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« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2012, 10:25:00 am »
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I suppose I would have to go with Hollande...
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« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2012, 10:26:20 am »
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Hollande.
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Our numbers are dwindling. Our words are confused.
Some of them have been twisted by the enemy
until they can no longer be recognized.

Now what is wrong, or false, in what we have said?
Just some parts, or everything?
On whom can we still rely? Are we survivors, cast
away by the current? Will we be left behind,
no longer understanding anyone and being understood by no one?
Must we rely on luck?

This is what you ask. Expect
no answer but your own.


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« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2012, 10:28:12 am »
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If I were European, I'd probably oppose the EU from the left. I like both, but I'd vote Melenchon in the first round and Hollande in the second.
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« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2012, 12:21:01 pm »
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If I set aside a few disagreements, Mélenchon!
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« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2012, 01:26:33 pm »
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Melenchon.
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« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2012, 01:38:45 pm »
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Hollande.

This.

Melenchon flip from European federalism to nationalism makes him unacceatable for me.
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« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2012, 01:43:53 pm »
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Hollande.

This.

Melenchon flip from European federalism to nationalism makes him unacceatable for me.

And Hollande calling for a war in Syria makes him acceptable? Europhiles make me sick.
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« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2012, 02:51:56 pm »
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Hollande.

This.

Melenchon flip from European federalism to nationalism makes him unacceatable for me.

And Hollande calling for a war in Syria makes him acceptable? Europhiles make me sick.

Dictator apologists make me sick as well.
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I will obey the Supreme leader Kal Jong Mod, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and Supreme Executive Commander of the Korean People's Army.
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« Reply #11 on: April 22, 2012, 02:55:44 pm »
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Jean-Luc Mélenchon.
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« Reply #12 on: April 22, 2012, 03:09:53 pm »
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Hollande.

This.

Melenchon flip from European federalism to nationalism makes him unacceatable for me.

And Hollande calling for a war in Syria makes him acceptable? Europhiles make me sick.

Dictator apologists make me sick as well.

Melenchon likes dictators?
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« Reply #13 on: April 22, 2012, 05:37:06 pm »
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Mélenchon.
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« Reply #14 on: April 22, 2012, 08:13:50 pm »
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Hollande.

This.

Melenchon flip from European federalism to nationalism makes him unacceatable for me.

And Hollande calling for a war in Syria makes him acceptable? Europhiles make me sick.

Dictator apologists make me sick as well.

Melenchon likes dictators?

I think he said something quite nutty about Cuba sometimes ago. He also often praises China for no precise reason except for not being the Evil Imperialiszt USA.
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Our numbers are dwindling. Our words are confused.
Some of them have been twisted by the enemy
until they can no longer be recognized.

Now what is wrong, or false, in what we have said?
Just some parts, or everything?
On whom can we still rely? Are we survivors, cast
away by the current? Will we be left behind,
no longer understanding anyone and being understood by no one?
Must we rely on luck?

This is what you ask. Expect
no answer but your own.


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« Reply #15 on: April 25, 2012, 07:38:56 am »
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Hollande.

This.

Melenchon flip from European federalism to nationalism makes him unacceatable for me.

And Hollande calling for a war in Syria makes him acceptable? Europhiles make me sick.

Dictator apologists make me sick as well.

Melenchon likes dictators?

I think he said something quite nutty about Cuba sometimes ago. He also often praises China for no precise reason except for not being the Evil Imperialiszt USA.

One of the reasons I'm for Hollande. Another is solidarity with a fellow party from the Socialist International.
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« Reply #16 on: April 25, 2012, 10:49:54 am »
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would Melenchon win a majority of the Le Pen voters that turned out?
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I don't wanna watch and then complain,
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« Reply #17 on: April 27, 2012, 03:18:51 am »
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Melenchon looks good from a far, but once you put him under a microscope...
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« Reply #18 on: April 27, 2012, 10:02:38 am »
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Null vote.
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The world is becoming globalized, but cosmopolitanism is being hijacked by the Davos Man. What choice is left besides nationalism? The thought is terrifying, to be honest.

I just hope Trump doesn't turn into some kind of Berlusconi-esque Teflon man.
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« Reply #19 on: April 27, 2012, 11:18:56 am »
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Well, since Le Pen is gone and there's no other options obviously Melenchon. In the real life I'm "rooting" for Hollande and hoping for FN gains at parliamentary level, for reasons that should be pretty obvious.
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« Reply #20 on: April 27, 2012, 11:45:21 am »
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Null vote.

Please stop using Google Translate to speak french in your sig. The result is dreadful.
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Our numbers are dwindling. Our words are confused.
Some of them have been twisted by the enemy
until they can no longer be recognized.

Now what is wrong, or false, in what we have said?
Just some parts, or everything?
On whom can we still rely? Are we survivors, cast
away by the current? Will we be left behind,
no longer understanding anyone and being understood by no one?
Must we rely on luck?

This is what you ask. Expect
no answer but your own.


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« Reply #21 on: April 27, 2012, 02:07:31 pm »
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Not a realistic choice of course, but I'll stick with Hollande.
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« Reply #22 on: April 27, 2012, 02:35:34 pm »
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Melenchon is the French Ron Paul: his strongest support is located online,
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I will obey the Supreme leader Kal Jong Mod, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and Supreme Executive Commander of the Korean People's Army.
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« Reply #23 on: April 27, 2012, 06:06:05 pm »
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Hollande!
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My evolution (by The Political Matrix):
E: -6.06 -> -6.97 -> -6.97 -> -8.13 -> -7.29 -> -8.26 -> -8.65 -> -7.03
S: -6.78 -> -6.09 -> -7.30 -> -7.13 -> -8.09 -> -8.35 -> -9.04 -> -8.61
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« Reply #24 on: April 27, 2012, 10:15:43 pm »
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I voted Melenchon on the basis of him not being Hollande, but I looked it him a bit more. Definitely Hollande.
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