Thursday, 1 December 2016

Francois Fillon Wins Republican Party's Presidential Primaries in France

In a year of political upsets, the French primaries are now also sending out shockwaves. The Republican party has chosen its candidate for next year's presidential election - with victory claimed by yet another outsider: Francois Fillon.

Fillon was Prime Minister under Sarkozy and is likely to change very little, unlike Marine LePen.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, December 1st, 2016.]

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