Francois Hollande laughs at the toothless

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Hollande faces fresh controversy over 'toothless' remark - BBC News

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Look at so called Socialist Hollande laughing at the poor as the toothless. Ex wife posts a text . Maybe maliciously but since Hollande used high office to score an actress maybe deserved.

Hillary got caught in the debate with a question about 2 faced politicians having private and public positions. Her Abe Lincoln answer was very poor .

Anyone know other stories where pseudo Socialists like Hollande or his fellow travellers in the neo liberal parties got caught out by having radically different private views.

Hollande faces fresh controversy over 'toothless' remark - BBC News
 


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And you wonder why the Left are losing ground with the European working classes?
 

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And you wonder why the Left are losing ground with the European working classes?
I suspect the bulk of actual working class support comes from older folks who have a sense of loyalty etc to a bygone era where the left actually y'know stood for things that protected the working classes.

The younger working classes are flocking to the alternative right. Hence why the Front National are the fastest growing youth movement in France.
 

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And you wonder why the Left are losing ground with the European working classes?
Who is losing ground are the old traditional left . The left that fought for workers rights, became big players and then became establishment players. This game left is losing support because they won't fight back against neo liberalism but implement it's economic policy and then fig leafs the issue by being socially progressive.

Socialist means equality of wealth but that would have brought them into conflict with business so Socialist was transformed to mean equal in society.
 

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Hollande belongs to what the French call "la classe dirigente", or people who just run things. Makes no difference whether they sport a red rose or wrap themselves in the armour of Joan of Arc.

They both have total contempt for the classes which get to be run.
 

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Prominent Socialist secretly caught sneering at working class people. My God.. what a shock. I can't believe this would happen.

Remember British Labour MP Emily Thornberry who had to resign for snarky tweets, guffawing at people flying the English flag.

'Look at these xenophobic peasants expressing primitive nationalist views'

'ehh.. You're supposed to be representing those xenophobic peasants'

'Really.. are you serious.. those chavs?'
 

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It's not the first time this week he's been caught out expressing a very different view privately to that held publically.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/12/francois-hollande-france-has-a-problem-with-islam-french-president-book-nicolas-sarkozy-little-de-gaulle

The French president, François Hollande, has said his country has “a problem with Islam” and that there are too many illegal migrants arriving in France.

He also suggested that today’s “veiled woman” could become a Marianne, the female symbol of the French republic.

I thought perhaps the left were victims of their own ideologial naivete but it would seem that their cultural vandalism is deliberate hypocrisy.
 
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Thornberry and her English flag Tweet?
 

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And you wonder why the Left are losing ground with the European working classes?
The left has been infiltrated absolutely by the the Neoliberals. NeoLiberalism is absolutely a right wing subterfuge. The failure to recognise the fact is the single biggest failure of the modern age. The low IQ grads who ferociously push the Fascist agenda will be sorry when they too inevitably become surplus to requirements. It's just a matter of the march of time

We live in a crazy neoliberal world where wrongdoing and stupidity by the Low IQ grads is rewarded and wrong doing by everybody else is punished severely.

They will drive the west into an unforgiving wall sooner rather than later. Putin is just breaking his heart laughing at the schizophrenic stupidity and biding his time like the master chess player that he is.

 
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Thornberry and her English flag Tweet?
What about it?

We know most politicians regard the electorate as a nuisance at best.

There is no point in defending Hollande by pointing to a minor British MP who was dragged through the coals for her tweet.

The sooner we realise that these guys constitute their own class, which is quite independent of national origins, the better.
 
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What about it?

We know most politicians regard the electorate as a nuisance at best.

There is no point in defending Hollande by pointing to a minor British MP who was dragged through the coals for her tweet.

The sooner we realise that these guys constitute their own class, which is quite independent of national origins, the better.
I am not defending Hollande. I am providing another example as requested in thé OP.
 

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Who is losing ground are the old traditional left . The left that fought for workers rights, became big players and then became establishment players. This game left is losing support because they won't fight back against neo liberalism but implement it's economic policy and then fig leafs the issue by being socially progressive.

Socialist means equality of wealth but that would have brought them into conflict with business so Socialist was transformed to mean equal in society.
No it does not; Socialism means the common ownership of the means of production and distribution. This whole "equality" nonsense originates in the struggle of the bourgeoise to free themselves completely from feudal duties. If we are going to actually wrest Mother Europe from the capitalists and the Seppos we need to start washing all this Jacobin pioson from heads. Put down "The Guardian" and take up Sorel.
 

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Last comment from me - we've come a long away from Nye Bevin's great remark "Nothing is too good for the working class."

He was a Socialist.

The fact is, the Hollandes of this world know full well that most of us are only too eager to find reasons to despise other people, especially those we regard as losers, lower down the little false hierarchy we have invested in, so he cant really go wrong. He might be rapped over the knuckles for being rude, but everyone who has raved about Benefits Street, or workshy soap dodgers, while ignoring the real, massive corruption of the banks and our captains of commerce secretly agrees with him.

Socialism requires that you dont think you are any better than anyone else - no worse but no better. And that what you have is very rarely the result of your superior intelligence, breeding or character. You lucked out to a certain extent. And they will take it right off you, if they want to.
 

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No it does not; Socialism means the common ownership of the means of production and distribution. This whole "equality" nonsense originates in the struggle of the bourgeoise to free themselves completely from feudal duties. If we are going to actually wrest Mother Europe from the capitalists and the Seppos we need to start washing all this Jacobin pioson from heads. Put down "The Guardian" and take up Sorel.
The neoliberal rubbish that takes us back to serfdom. Roll out the gibbet.
 

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Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.
 

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Prominent Socialist secretly caught sneering at working class people. My God.. what a shock. I can't believe this would happen.

Remember British Labour MP Emily Thornberry who had to resign for snarky tweets, guffawing at people flying the English flag.

'Look at these xenophobic peasants expressing primitive nationalist views'

'ehh.. You're supposed to be representing those xenophobic peasants'

'Really.. are you serious.. those chavs?'
A Labour MP whose dad was a visiting professor, became a top man in the UN, while she is a barrister married to a barrister who is a knight and they used to live besides those other working class heroes the Blairs.
How could someone so patently a member of the elite be in the party that is supposed to represent the working class. she specialised in human rights law so the silver spoon and luxury lifestyle of a barrister is nothing to be questioned cause well that's her lifestyle so conveniently for her left wing activism becomes all about human rights instead of human right being one part of it. In other words text book nu labour which was the same as the Tories economically but differentiated based on social issues.

She could fit in well in Irish labour and it's pro austerity with a touch of fig leaf politics.
 
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A Labour MP whose dad was a visiting professor, became a top man in the UN, while she is a barrister married to a barrister who is a knight and they used to live besides those other working class heroes the Blairs.
How could someone so patently a member of the elite be in the last that is supposed to represent the working class. he specialised in human rights law so the silver spoon and luxury lifestyle of a barrister is nothing to be questioned cause well that's her lifestyle so conveniently for her left wing activism becomes all about human rights instead of human right being one part of it.

She could fit in well in Irish labour and it's pro austerity with a touch of fig leaf politics.
The extent of her disconnect and contempt is that she thought she was speaking to an audience which agreed with her.

She is now in the shadow cabinet.
 

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The extent of her disconnect and contempt is that she thought she was speaking to an audience which agreed with her.

She is now in the shadow cabinet.
Yet there are some would swear blind to you that British Labour is a left wing party.
 


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