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« Reply #50 on: May 16, 2012, 07:44:33 pm »
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« Reply #51 on: May 17, 2012, 03:03:31 am »
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I knew Hash would be pissed off regarding Taubira. Grin I hate her too, anyways, since she is indeed ridiculously egocentric and, above all, is responsible for the 2002 disaster. And I really didn't see that coming. Pretty fun to see a radical coming above greenies in terms of protocol order. Tongue

Otherwise, we'll see how Montebourg will act in office, he's never held a major executive job so it will be interesting to see him talk less and act more (he's destined to fail anyways, considering the job Hollande gave him - trying to stop outsourcing - is a lost cause). Hopefully this will restrain his ego a bit.

Moscovici is definitely my biggest satisfaction, I've always liked him and considered him as one of the best people in the PS. I would have liked to see him as PM, but Bercy is an important job and he will do it well. Otherwise, as I said, many people of the "new generation" which might be promising for the party.

I don't know about Aubry, she might be a b*tch at the personnal level but politically speaking she has always been loyal to the party. Also, she's not deluded enough to think she will be able to run in 2017 (let alone 2022), so her best gamble might be to stay loyal and wait for Hollande to appoint her as PM after the difficulties of the beginning of his term.

So Vallaud-Belkacem isn't running after all ? Good, I guess. I still think this "defeated minister" rule is bullsh*t.
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« Reply #52 on: May 17, 2012, 03:56:56 am »
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Well, Aubry behaviour yesterday isn't a good beginning and I hope it isn't an omen of her behaviour.
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« Reply #53 on: May 17, 2012, 05:34:01 am »
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Nobody has mentioned yet that Aubry's drones denied the PS nomination to two hollandist candidates for the legislative election. It seems like Aubry got mightily pissed off (en crisse, I'd say) and threw a huge fit.
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« Reply #54 on: May 17, 2012, 07:14:43 pm »
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Taubira is basically a midget, or Lolo is a giant. Hollande is about as short as Poison Dwarf. Mosco, Valls and Montebourg apparently saw something which was more interesting than the camera. Le Foll looks like some crazy old uncle. Sylvia Pinel looks like she's posing for the grade 5 class picture. Peillon has a funny face. Duflot once again proves that she has a personal vendetta against skirts.

Also, Breizh Pride for our man in the government!

And the obligatory unofficial theme song of the PS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5J8wzpTzrk
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« Reply #55 on: May 21, 2012, 08:09:44 am »
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Nobody has mentioned yet that Aubry's drones denied the PS nomination to two hollandist candidates for the legislative election. It seems like Aubry got mightily pissed off (en crisse, I'd say) and threw a huge fit.

How long before PS returns to this?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yMK_oYRY_0
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« Reply #56 on: May 21, 2012, 08:20:56 am »
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Taubira is basically a midget, or Lolo is a giant.
4'11'' according to some dodgy website.
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« Reply #57 on: May 21, 2012, 08:45:41 am »
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« Reply #58 on: May 27, 2012, 02:36:02 pm »
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How sly, Cheri DiNovo dyed her hair black and snuck into the back left in that picture.
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« Reply #59 on: May 27, 2012, 02:51:50 pm »
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Someone please tell the women to stick to dark clothes.
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« Reply #60 on: May 27, 2012, 03:49:29 pm »
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Someone please tell the women to stick to dark clothes.
Dont like colours? I would prefer the men to wear something more colourful.
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« Reply #61 on: May 29, 2012, 12:36:34 pm »
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BVA polled the favorability of new ministers :

Valls 72-22
Sapin 66-26
Filippetti 65-25
Moscovici 65-27 (surprising considering the right's smear campaign)
Le Foll 63-25
Le Drian 62-26
Vallaud-Belkacem 61-30
Touraine 59-29
Peillon 58-33
Bricq 56-31
Lebranchu 55-34
Fabius 52-41 (take that ! Grin)
Montebourg 50-42 (this, plus Valls, should make Gaël happy Wink)
Duflot 47-45 (Huh)
Taubira 46-46 (FAIL)
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« Reply #62 on: May 29, 2012, 12:44:59 pm »
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Who's the blonde woman in the dark suit with the long blue scarf standing behind Duflot? I like her style.
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« Reply #63 on: May 29, 2012, 12:49:41 pm »
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Who's the blonde woman in the dark suit with the long blue scarf standing behind Duflot? I like her style.

Delphine Batho, I think.
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« Reply #64 on: May 29, 2012, 04:54:09 pm »
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There's tons of hatred out there for EELV and Duflot in particular as being a bunch of power-hungry people with no political talent or competence to justify it. A lot of lefties hate the Greens, and most right-wingers hate the Greens as well. Which is kind of sad, because despite everything they're the most tolerable party.

Valls is soooo obviously popular with right-wingers/frontistes. Not funny.
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« Reply #65 on: May 29, 2012, 05:58:20 pm »
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Valls is soooo obviously popular with right-wingers/frontistes. Not funny.

Is Valls as hateable as he seems?
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« Reply #66 on: May 29, 2012, 10:57:23 pm »
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Valls is soooo obviously popular with right-wingers/frontistes. Not funny.

Is Valls as hateable as he seems?

I saw him once stating He is, or would like to be, whatever, France's Blair.
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« Reply #67 on: May 30, 2012, 05:11:27 am »
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Valls is soooo obviously popular with right-wingers/frontistes. Not funny.

Is Valls as hateable as he seems?

I don't agree (at all) with his idea of what the PS should be, but as a person I'm starting to warm up to him a bit. I liked how he slapped Guťant in the face during his inaugural speech.
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« Reply #68 on: May 30, 2012, 05:01:21 pm »
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Valls acts like a smug asshole sometimes, but as far as this bourgeois left-liberal is concerned, he's one of the only realists in the PS and one of the few who clearly doesn't resort to demagoguery.
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