Tag: elections

Of Hillary Clinton and UFOs

On January 5, a news article appeared in the UK stating that Hillary Clinton said she would ‘get to the bottom’ of UFO conspiracies. It is astounding that UFOs should be a campaign issue. However, the original source — Daymond…

The rise and rise of Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s steady rise in American polls has been fascinating. Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge has copied a graph from The Economist which shows Trump’s polling since June. There have only been two points at which the billionaire was even…

Disaffected English voters

Whilst party leaders are dismissive of last Thursday’s Clacton by-election result, Labour and Conservative Party members are figuring out ways to re-engage with UKIP voters. Comments from a fringe meeting at the recent Labour Party conference revealed home truths about…

Face It: You’re Bought And Paid For…

….so why should anyone pay the slightest attention to your opinion? Ukip’s recent rise in popularity and the increased fervour behind talks of an EU referendum has placed the matter of the UK’s future within Europe at the forefront of…

French presidential elections: the run-up to Sunday

Yesterday, in a final run-up report to France’s presidential elections, RMC host Eric Brunet said that unions were holding the ‘workers’ day’ hostage. He quoted General De Gaulle’s statement from May 1, 1950, in which he said that the day…

2012: French presidential semiotics

On Sunday, April 22, the first round of the 2012 presidential elections will take place in France and its overseas territories. Two spoiler candidates have emerged to Nicolas Sarkozy and François Hollande: Jean-Luc Mélenchon (Front de Gauche) and Marine Le…