Tuesday, January 17, 2006

This isn't exactly topical - a rather nice little rundown of the pisspoor mess that is the French electoral system from MatGB - it is, however, very good stuff.

2 Comments:

Blogger MatGB said...

I thank you sir, it's essentially my 'can we please stop blaming the French for what Chirac gets up to' argument writ large; yes, he may be playing the game anyway, but the French don't like him either. 7 year terms. nearly 4 years in, only another 3 before we might be able to get somewhere.

Roll on the 6th Republic...

1/17/2006 04:48:00 pm  
Blogger DM Andy said...

Better than that Mat, the 2002 election was to a 5 year term so there's a Presidential Election next year.

1/17/2006 09:49:00 pm  

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