My first foray out into commenting on French politics and I got some of it wrong. How embarrassing. So here’s the deal. The second round of Parliamentory voting was Sunday the 19th not the 26th. Macron’s party won 255 seats, the NUPES won 131 seats with other leftist parties winning 22 seats, and Marine Le Pen’s party, the far right, won an unprecedented 90 seats.
The question on everyone’s mind is ‘Can Macron dissolve Parliament and call for another election?” He is scheduled to speak on TV tonight.
More on all this later,
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I love the political commentary.
Makes me feel smart in the US whether accurate or not.
Ah Betty, so glad to know you are there! Smart and smarter! I will try to keep it up
Thank you Sara for summing up what’s going on!
Not so easy for an American!! Miss you!
Hi Sara I live in a seaside town in Brittany, half American half French and I am aware this is a random question but if you were 45, single no kids and had French citizenship and weren’t retired what would you do? I’ve been in a rut and looking for ideas. Thank you.