Front National to win French Election 2017?

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  1. Marine Le Pen, Front Nationale

    180 vote(s)
  2. Alain Juppé, Republicans

    22 vote(s)
  3. Nicolas Sarkozy, Hot wife

    11 vote(s)
  4. François Hollande, Socialist

    5 vote(s)
  5. Others: French Commies etc.

    19 vote(s)
  1. None of this current lot are going to come out unscathed.
    National papers are today reporting that an NGO called Anticor, and also Mediapart are looking now at Macron for the rather large difference between actual and declared incomes between 2009 and 2014.
    Déclaration de patrimoine de Macron : Anticor saisit la Haute Autorité pour la transparence

    Mediapart are the ones that brought Cahuzac down over his tax avoidance that ended up with him getting porridge.
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  2. May 'good at getting it wrong', says Le Pen
    Seems Marine isn't happy with PMTM hosting Macron and not her. Must admit, if Theresa was going to host one, why not the other albeit I understand the govts position. Better to see neither imo. I suppose Le Pen could always ask.

    Currently looks like a two horse race with Macron and Le Pen, but Marine to fall at the final hurdle. Too much going on with Fillon to make the final stages:
  3. And pollsters have been so correct in the last year or so?
    My Arrse.
    Some serious horse-trading is about to take place in a place where coalition government is the norm.
    If, perhaps, the horse-trading has not already taken place with a myriad of hypothetically speaking talking heads.
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  4. Wilders didn't win but his increase in vote share is significant and will put the willies up the EU given France next Month and Germany later in the year.
  5. Well we all know the BBC's sympathies. However with 81% turnout and the "democratic" statement that "no one will work with Wilders" it's exactly in line with Rutte's statment about the "wrong sort of Populism". Meantime the Express reports that Rutte is a Free marketeer- which is why he will be remaining in the EU :rolleyes:.
    Wilders is right that the Genie won't go back in the bottle.
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  6. French financial prosecutor's office evacuated
    Possibly terrorist related but seems unlikely and more to do with what the financial prosecutor's office have been doing lately:
  7. Anyone picked up the news on how the debate went on TV tonight? I read the main candidates were slugging it out in tele at 2100 tonight. Be interesting to see how they got on

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  8. CanteenCowboy

    CanteenCowboy LE Book Reviewer

    Well that went on for far too long, the French Presidential debate over ran by 30 minutes they all just look tired now. Maybe make them fight it out would've been quicker. Analysis on France 24 now if you're interested.
  9. Macron, Le Pen clash in French TV debate
    Bit of a bitch fest it seems. Still between Macron and Le Pen to be the final two candidates unless Fillon drops out and lets Juppe run. Macron still down to beat Le Pen in the final run off but we all know about polls:
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  10. Russia's Putin meets French presidential contender Le Pen in Kremlin
    Le Pen off to see Putin:

    E2A photo. He really is a 'drag arrse' (she's 1.74M):
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  11. I'd have said Le Pen meeting the leader of Russia, one of the five permanent members of the UNSC (along with France), a country that France has had strong alliances with in the past etc. is particularly relevant personally.
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