Latest Poll: 56 Percent of French Against EU Constitution

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    I can't wait to hear how Padisha spins this. :laugh:
     
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    Chirac has to do it.

    Call Bush 43 and ask for an endorsement
    of the EU constitution. Its smooth sailing after that. :laugh:
     
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    Chirac saidthat because :

    - it can make change some people.
    - he wanted to say that with a "yes", the EU would be stronger, and more able to have a great strength in the international trade. If the "No" would win, the strength of EU would be not so high, and then USA would be the one who rule about the world trade.



    The major probelm is that lot of french don't really know the text, or don't understand it ( about 450 articles, very long, complex).
    but yesterday, i was speaking with some of my friends, I convince them. When you explaion to the people why the yes would be better, or only when you answer top their question, they are more able to understand, and often they become for the YES.


    The referendum is in may, the 29th. Again 54 days (about). Things can change.
    And the poll are not the truth, again.


    For the Chirac's allocution with the youthes : the youthes ask lo of question, but for the most part, without real links with the COnstitution. They believe that the COnstitution is able to change everyhting and solve all the problem. And it is not the case, it is not a panacée, so they vote NO, but they're wrong, they don't ask the real question.
     
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    Typical. The French President is trying to increase support for the EU Constitution by claiming a "yes" vote will be bad for America. Chirac is no dummy. He knows the depth of anti-Americanism in France and he is attemptying to use it to swing votes. What a low-life! Can you imagine how the French would whine and squirm if American politicians used anti-French baiting to swing votes in the US Congress? There is no question that France is a political and economic enemy of America. How ironic is it that French acceptance of the EU Constitutional Treaty may be blocked by the extraordinary power of extreme leftists in French politics. What will happen to the social welfare state if France has to compete in a liberalized EU economic structure appearing after the approval of the EU Constitution? Moreover, the French are very hostile to Turkey's potential influence in the EU of the future. The French left would sooner vote to reconstitute and seek admission to the Warsaw Pact than it would agree to increased economic competition in an expanded EU.
     

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