Skip to comments.France's battle royal between Ségolène Royal and Valérie Trierweiler has the nation gripped
Posted on 06/14/2012 10:33:11 PM PDT by ScaniaBoy
The French, like most of us, love a catfight. When First Girlfriend Valérie Trierweiler tweeted her support for the opponent of Ségolène Royal, the rival she supplanted in the affections of President François Hollande, in Sundays parliamentary elections, the entire nation sank with delight into the bliss of watching the political become personal.
Barely a month ago, the day after her partner was elected President of the French Republic, Trierweiler confidently told Agence France Presse how much better suited to the job she was than her predecessor, Carla Bruni, Nicolas Sarkozys third wife. Carla Bruni comes from a world entirely alien to politics: fashion, showbusiness. She doesnt know its codes. She, on the other hand, Trierweiler explained somewhat smugly, had been a political journalist for 20 years. I know politics, I know the media.
The woman many of the French are calling Rottweiler then illustrated the shortest way to link the words pride, goeth, before and fall. Nicolas Sarkozy had been kicked out of office chiefly for having paraded his private life with ostentation. Demurring that she would play no political part whatsoever, Trierweiler made it difficult to forget her existence for one minute. Whether she was bemoaning that she didnt like the title First Lady and inviting the public to think up a new one, or insisting that she could remain a working Paris Match reporter in all independence while maintaining a staff and office at the Élysée Palace, she was hardly ever out of the news.
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Oh, la la.....
Hollande off to a bad start. Bon!
She’s going to step right in a big pile.
I actually find her more attractive than the French 1st Lady. She looks great, especially for someone closing in on her 60th birthday. Nice legs, too.
Shakes head in wonderment....
H/T to Scania Boy for posting
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How do you solve a problem like Valérie Trierweiler?
The havoc wreaked by French president François Hollandes partner Valérie Trierweilers backstabbing tweet on Tuesday, aimed at the mother of Hollandes four children, Ségolène Royal, has led some Socialists to the conclusion that Trierweiler is a loose cannon, who must quickly be neutralised.
From the French press:
Le Figaro reports today, a senior unnamed Socialist sighed today Valérie will become a millstone for him .She is creating an image for herself as the most hated woman in France.
At the very least, she should close her twitter account. This must stop said a member of the government who did not wish to be named
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