presidential election

The mysteries and rituals of French democracy

10 April 2022 4:00 pm

Montpellier I have never voted in an election for president of France, not being French. But as a councillor in…

Macron has taken this election for granted

7 April 2022 5:11 pm

Things are going from bad to worse for Emmanuel Macron, and for the first time political commentators in France are…

Could Marine Le Pen actually win?

6 April 2022 5:34 pm

Emmanuel Macron is worried. This wasn’t how he had envisaged the election. A month ago the president of France held…

France's political elite created Eric Zemmour

9 October 2021 10:04 am

Love him or loathe him, Eric Zemmour is a breath of fresh air in French politics. Before he appeared as…

Is Trump toning himself down for re-election?

23 July 2020 8:03 pm

The last time a U.S. President lost re-election, the year was 1992 and the victim was George H.W. Bush. President…

The three reasons Bernie Sanders couldn't beat Joe Biden

9 April 2020 3:57 am

He took nearly a month to assess the state of his campaign after a whopping 15-point defeat in the crucial…

How Bernie Sanders stole Hillary Clinton’s youth vote

13 February 2016 9:00 am

They’re both very old, but Sanders won the youth vote

Why Hillary Clinton always seems to have an inbox full of scandal

14 March 2015 9:00 am

There are fresh accusations levelled at her every week. Will they keep her from the Oval Office?