France Proves That Not Everyone Is Paying Attention

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    Nicholas Sarcozy lost because the left has control of the media.

    If a socialist is in charge they ignore events that cast their guy in a bad light, like they do in America, but if a Conservative wins they focus only on the bad.

    Everyone has been hearing about Austerity. This means cutting back on government spending. The press pounces on any hardship this causes.

    What socialists like Obama have been doing is flushing government with cash in the form of bail outs and stimulus. Problem is there's a finite supply of cash, so eventually the spigot goes dry. The uproar is loud when the sick and the crippled, special interests, and government sponsored beneficiaries see the benefits cut. They want to blame someone. Guess who gets blamed. The people that said we couldn't afford all of this Stimulus. The junkies need there fix and the left is there for them, they hope.

    So if you wonder why Obama spent so much, this is why. He knows that even if he loses the left will still win....because not enough people are paying attention. It worked in France. Why can't it work here. His only solution is tax the rich. When the numbers proved this to be no solution he simply said it was a good start. Trust Obama.

    Is America stupid enough to trust him again? France tells me yes.
     
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    The conservatives of Europe are not the equivalent of our Republicans. They are more like our blue dog dems.... it always makes me laugh when US liberals in the US assume that conservative is the same here as it is there.
     
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    Don't I know, but my guess is their media painted them with a pretty broad brush as heartless haters of women, children, and fuzzy little animals.
     
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    Does anyone know that Hollande broke up his marriage and is now fucking the journalist Valerie from Paris Match? He specifically did this as a way to the top.

    Anything for power. He fucked over his wife of three decades and four children.
     
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    There aer no "conservatives" in Europe. They are all social-democrats.
    Sarkozy succeeded in raising the retirement age to 62 from 60 or whatever it was. That was it. He could not overcome the entrenched unions and bureaucrats and gave up on it.
     
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    The French were tired of Sarkozy. IMO, most of the difference will be settled when the choice needs to be made between reality and rhetoric.
     
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    I can't help but note that you claim the highest level of certainty ("proves") but offer the lowest standard of evidence ("guess").

    I have no idea whether the French media is biased. It's hard enough agreeing on what constitutes media bias, and I don't know anything about the French media. It is true that Sarkozy is blaming the media, though.
     
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    Truth.

    Up here we had progressive conservatives and conservatives. The progressives are just liberals but not wanting to admit they back abortion and high taxes.

    Quite strange. When Harper took over and made the Party conservative for true, we started to win federally.

    Couple of provinces (including mine) need to get the progressive out of the party or they will never win if all they are dopplegangers of liberals.
     
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    It is true that we define Conservatism quite differently from the modern US variant. For the same reason Liberals are often considered Center-right in continental Europe because Liberal is also differently defined here.
     
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    I'm not defending him, but the left uses the press to get everyone tired of someone by bombarding the public with negative stories, constant bickering, irrational accusations, whatever frustrates everyone to the point it becomes confusing and unitelligable.

    People form a superficial opinion and tune it out.
     

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