France
Oct 2017

“This decision was not taken lightly …”

Is the EU heading for an east-west schism?

Jazz Shaw Oct 10, 2017 6:41 PM

Old habits die hard

“An unnamed official told France’s Le Monde newspaper that the assailant had cried ‘Allahu Akbar'”

Sep 2017

Good luck talking your way out of this one

“I will not yield anything, either to the lazy, the cynics or the extreme.”

Aug 2017

The bloom is off the rose

“without a doubt a deliberate act”

Wait… what?

Jul 2017

“Hey, comrade… we be friends, yes?”

“But our country and political forces are not ready yet.”

“Motorists still continue to opt overwhelmingly for petrol and diesel models, usually substantially cheaper.”

Jun 2017

“The man was from a suburb in Paris and had been previusly flagged for extremism…”

May 2017

“I firmly condemn the organization of this event in Paris (that’s) ‘forbidden to white people.”

Plus: Kim Jong-un “a little unhinged.”

If it was real it was stupidly done

Interference? Obama endorses Macron

Ed Morrissey May 04, 2017 12:01 PM

Expected to win anyway.

Everybody knows lots of things these days

“Six riot police officers were injured, one with third-degree burns to his hand and face…”

Apr 2017

“This method bears the signature of the regime, and that is what has allowed us to establish its responsibility in this attack.”

Sometimes Christian forgiveness can go too far

It’s a brave new world in France, one way or the other

Dirty tricks aren’t exclusive to American politics

Your status as a fugitive criminal precludes your request.

Mar 2017

This is the guy who called Trump’s victory, so…

Marine Le Pen looks on and smiles

That time Marine Le Pen visited Vladimir Putin

Jazz Shaw Mar 25, 2017 8:31 AM

Campaign cash or political promotion?

Not so fast there, freak show

This plan needs some work

If you thought freedom of speech in the United States was in danger…

Note to Françoise: over here the mob calls it a “no-show job”

Feb 2017

Dress for the job you want, not the mullah you want to meet

Can Marine Le Pen actually win?

Jazz Shaw Feb 20, 2017 4:41 PM

The phrase “they have no chance” has taken a beating lately

Jan 2017

Going with the free money guy against Marine Le Pen

Uninvited from the big show

“This conference is among the last twitches of yesterday’s world.”

Dec 2016

“Dumb markets” and fair trade: another view

Jazz Shaw Dec 12, 2016 4:31 PM

Fighting a capitalist battle against socialists is a challenge

“I have decided not to be a candidate in the presidential election.”