Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Rumored Dishes were National, not Personal

Turns out: the dishes Trierweiler is rumored to have trashed in an angry/jealous fit belonged to France, not to the man who is its president. But who knows if it’s true in the first place?

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Marilyn found this article in pure people: Valérie is finally talking a bit

Marilyn M. found this: Valerie is finally expressing herself a little. Is she saving face or telling the truth? Valérie Trierweiler et le choc Hollande/Gayet : ”J’entendais des rumeurs…” Après quelques déclarations distillées à et par certains médias – parfois … Continue reading

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Bernard’s reactions to the latest wrinkle

Bernard B. sent in that cartoon from Le Monde. Here are his accompanying thoughts: J’ai l’impression qu’on tourne en rond. Il y a deux choses : d’une part la « clarification » lapidaire et peu généreuse de Hollande et d’autre … Continue reading

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A Rumor of Valérie’s violent reaction to Hollande’s dumping

Did she really break those dishes in a tantrum? If the dishes belonged to the Elysée Palace, maybe the French really should care how Hollande conducts himself. Her conduct isn’t irreproachable either, of course, but she had already intruded on … Continue reading

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Vie privée ou transparence – does your opinion depend on your nationality ?

Michèle L. sends her more measured, well-reasoned thoughts on the issue from Paris: Il y a en France hésitation – et affrontement historique – entre une ancienne morale du respect de la vie privée et une nouvelle morale de la … Continue reading

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The nerve !

So, Hollande broke up with Trierweiler publicly now, making it clear the decision was not ‘d’un commun accord.’ What an arrogant, weak cad! Are the French really not going to think less of him? She’s off to India but, when … Continue reading

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Our self-proclaimed Frenchie, Doris, is scandalized by those of us who are scandalized

Je n’implique pas plus les Anglos que quiconque s’identifie à des bornés de puritains et de débiles: il faut vraiment avoir un QI de taré pour être attiré par ce TRASH. Même le Pape François ne se considère pas ” … Continue reading

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