Most French voters, judging by opinion polls, are bored with the current presidential campaign. No wonder.
In order to perpetuate capitalism as the final stage of
history, Washington has less Hegelian means at its
disposal than Francis Fukuyama suggested.
Nothing is over, not even the counting; given the prevailing mood of mutual suspicion there will be plenty of disputes over the final result.
There are two unmistakable signs that France is entering a pre-electoral period: The government is once again tinkering with the electoral law and the politicians, particularly the leaders of the
Cartoonists can beat journalists at their own game of first oversimplifying and then exaggerating.
In 1996, Gore Vidal narrated his debacle defending the programs he wrote for the History Channel, which dealt with on the imperial aspects latent in the American presidency, to a panel of corporate media.