Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Le Pen v Macron.
I have never felt able to support Le Pen - I have only ever pointed out that she is not hard right like her very unlovely father.
But now - it is a straight fight between a Frexiteer and a europhile.
Well. If I were French, with a certain amount of fear and trembling, I would probably vote Le Pen as 'the lesser evil'.
(Overtones of Donald and Hillary?)
The real problem with Le Pen is that the leftovers of her time as hard right are peppered with socialist-style, centralist policies.
(It is incomprehensible that some guardianistas have compared Ukip to Le Front National. The differences are legion!)
I write as England plummet towards ignominious defeat - six down and 68 runs behind. This has been nothing less than a huge disgrace. Engl...