Archive for May, 2017

French TV Debate
May 4, 2017

Paul Mirengoff of Power Line moans today of the televised debate between Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron

[I]t was frustrating viewing because the two contestants kept speaking over one another (thereby compounding my [French] comprehension problem) and ignoring the questions they were asked.

Perhaps the French were simply following the standard form of American politics as it has appeared on television for decades.  Or the sheer imbecility of parliamentary Question Time in Canberra.

Does it matter?  Not really.  The die is cast.  We have reneged on past, even those part that warranted saving.  We’ve all read Submisson; it’s over (notwithstanding some of the ludicrous contents of the book).