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French Prime Minister: I want Obama to win
The Local (France) ^ | 24 Oct 2012 17:48 GMT+02:00

Posted on 10/24/2012 7:00:27 PM PDT by DeaconBenjamin

French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has broken with diplomatic protocol by openly expressing his hope that Barack Obama wins the upcoming US presidential election.

"If I was an American citizen I wouldn't hesitate to vote for Obama," he told a radio interviewer on Wednesday.

While it is hardly surprising that Ayrault, a Socialist, would support the Democrat candidate in a US election, prudence normally restricts politicians from making such remarks given the possibility they will end up having to deal with their Republican rivals.

Ayrault is not however the first French minister to offer public support for Obama in his neck-and-neck battle with Republican Mitt Romney.

On Tuesday, Bernard Cazeneuve, the European affairs minister, said: "As far as I'm concerned, I totally support it (Obama's re-election) and I would be astonished if the government had any other wish."

President François Hollande was less explicit when he was asked who he would support during a visit to New York at the end of last month, restricting himself to a rhetorical: "Who would you think?"


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: eurabia; europeanunion; eussr; france; francoishollande
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Endorsing a fellow socialist. The Hollande administration are as amateurish as Bambi's clowns.
1 posted on 10/24/2012 7:00:27 PM PDT by DeaconBenjamin
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Just another ringing endorsement

Obambi’s really racking up the world’s best & brightest lol


2 posted on 10/24/2012 7:03:28 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: DeaconBenjamin

The French “conservatives” also love Obama. Sarko loved to be seen in public with Obama, his only beef was Obama wasn’t liberal enough on global warming for him.


3 posted on 10/24/2012 7:03:37 PM PDT by BillyBoy ( Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Chavez, Castro, and now the French.


4 posted on 10/24/2012 7:04:42 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: DeaconBenjamin

He ain’t fooling me. He just don’t want all the crazy libs from this country moving there. They’ve already got all the freeloaders they need.


5 posted on 10/24/2012 7:04:47 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Big Bird, Binders, Horses and Bayonets! Sorry, that is all we have to offer! - the DNC)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

So does Castro, Chavez and Putin, but like 0bama, they just don’t understand Americans! We don’t like to be told what to do!


6 posted on 10/24/2012 7:06:34 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ( For AMERICA's sake: Vote for the Mormon, NOT the muslim; The Capitalist, NOT the Communist! FUBO!)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Stick a piece of cheese in your mouth,Pierre...you’re in for a disappointment early next month.


7 posted on 10/24/2012 7:06:37 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Almost none of the world leaders wanted Reagan. Yet, the ones who did were the ones who really mattered: Thatcher, Walensa, JPII. If Romney is elected, I wonder which world leaders will be his kindred spirits?


8 posted on 10/24/2012 7:08:29 PM PDT by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

I hope Mitt Romney cuts them off and all the states that vote for Obama off. That is what Obama would do about people not supporting him.


9 posted on 10/24/2012 7:08:40 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (christian.bahits.com)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

That’s fine. And I want you to lose, and to live the rest of your life learning the humility that you never learned to this point. I want you to watch, on the sidelines, while all that you’ve constructed to inflate your likely already inflated self concept is exposed for the empty and harmful junk philosophy that it is.


10 posted on 10/24/2012 7:09:15 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Cincinna

Like-Two-Peas-In-A-Pod-Marxists-Do-Everything-Together-Ping!


11 posted on 10/24/2012 7:12:57 PM PDT by KC_Lion ( Wherever I find myself standing, I forever stand with Israel.)
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To: DeaconBenjamin
The socialist governments of the world love Obama. But the people vote with their feet by immigrating to America.

Stupid government people don't get it, but the people do. Socialism creates poverty and free-market capitalism creates wealth.

12 posted on 10/24/2012 7:12:59 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Cincinna; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

Thanks DeaconBenjamin.


13 posted on 10/24/2012 7:13:07 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

One intellectual-moron endorcing another.


14 posted on 10/24/2012 7:13:07 PM PDT by Ed Story
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To: DeaconBenjamin

One intellectual-moron endorcing another.


15 posted on 10/24/2012 7:13:37 PM PDT by Ed Story
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To: DeaconBenjamin

I want France to disappear down the rabbit whole.


16 posted on 10/24/2012 7:14:08 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Surprise, surprise!!

17 posted on 10/24/2012 7:15:19 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Hey Frogey! Got your White flag ready to go on November 7th?


18 posted on 10/24/2012 7:15:31 PM PDT by TaMoDee ( Lassez les bons temps rouler dans les 2012! Allez Pack!)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

“I’m Mitt Romney, and I approve this message.”


19 posted on 10/24/2012 7:15:43 PM PDT by Paradox (I want Obama defeated. Period.)
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To: PapaNew
The socialist governments of the world love Obama. But people vote with their feet, as the number of immigrants to America show.

Stupid government people don't get it, but the private citizens do. Socialism creates poverty and free-market capitalism creates wealth.

20 posted on 10/24/2012 7:16:13 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Vince Ferrer

It’s pretty much unanimous; everyone who hates America is rooting for Obama...hmm...


21 posted on 10/24/2012 7:16:30 PM PDT by stormhill
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Your opinion, Hollande, isn’t worth shit.


22 posted on 10/24/2012 7:19:28 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: SunkenCiv

France needs another Martel, not an Ayault.


23 posted on 10/24/2012 7:19:39 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (12 days, a hook and a wake up.)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Now there is a surprise.


24 posted on 10/24/2012 7:23:12 PM PDT by bergmeid
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Chavez,Castro,Putin and now Froggie. It just don’t get any better than these guys.


25 posted on 10/24/2012 7:23:31 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: Cincinna

Gallic Ping.


26 posted on 10/24/2012 7:23:52 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

F*** them.

If I were Obama’s opponent and won the election, France would become enemy #2, right behind Al Qaeda.


27 posted on 10/24/2012 7:24:31 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: DeaconBenjamin

And WHY??? do we care what a cheese eating MARXIST surrender monkey thinks?
After all, they’ve done so well with their
1. immigrants
2. economy
3. fraternite, egalite, etc
And after getting on their knees to appease the Muslims, they are so LOVED by that demographic.


28 posted on 10/24/2012 7:26:36 PM PDT by jim999
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Ayrault is clearly socialist; is he a faggot like obama too?


29 posted on 10/24/2012 7:29:48 PM PDT by Eaker (Stripping Americans of their freedom and dignity and rubbing their noses in it is a very bad idea.)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

To be expected, the French are always choose wrong.


30 posted on 10/24/2012 7:30:14 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (The law of unintended consequences is an unforgiving and vindictive b!tch!)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

I’m shocked, shocked I tell you, that the cheese-eating surrender monkeys would be backing Bathhouse Barry! I’m sure Putin, I’madinnerjacket, Chavez and Castro would vote for him also!! Ask Bibi what he thinks.


31 posted on 10/24/2012 7:33:44 PM PDT by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: BillyBoy

What else can you expect from a bunch of cheese eating surrender monkeys?


32 posted on 10/24/2012 7:39:56 PM PDT by pankot
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To: FreeAtlanta
cuts them off and all the states that vote for Obama off. That is what Obama would do about people not supporting him.

It's certainly what FDR did for 4 terms.

33 posted on 10/24/2012 7:42:08 PM PDT by DeaconBenjamin (A trillion here, a trillion there, soon you're NOT talking real money)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Another reason to hate the French.


34 posted on 10/24/2012 7:43:23 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR: Now, More Than Ever.)
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To: pankot

35 posted on 10/24/2012 7:44:03 PM PDT by o2bfree (All us minorities got us an Obamaphone!!!)
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To: BIGLOOK
with apologies to Walt Disney:

Ayault, Ayault, the taxes we must grow ....

36 posted on 10/24/2012 7:45:24 PM PDT by DeaconBenjamin (A trillion here, a trillion there, soon you're NOT talking real money)
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To: Vince Ferrer

The French...[ shakes head ]


37 posted on 10/24/2012 7:49:48 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (The Obamas = rude, crude and socially unacceptable)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

The commies on the plains
keep you mainly in the chains


38 posted on 10/24/2012 7:50:43 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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Screw you, Hollande! I wanted Sarkozy to win....

Looks like a bad year for both our wants!


39 posted on 10/24/2012 7:53:30 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: married21

Leaders of Czech Repub and Poland, Netanyahu, Harper. Maybe Singh in India?


40 posted on 10/24/2012 7:58:59 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: DeaconBenjamin

If Romney wins I hope his administration totally ignores French Prime Minister Ayrault. Should he decide to visit Washington in order to get his picture taken next Romney in the Oval Office, I hope he is told in no uncertain terms to get back on his plane and return to France. He shouldn’t be given the time of day by the State Department or any official of a Romney Administration.


41 posted on 10/24/2012 8:19:22 PM PDT by StormEye
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Pretty good speech, for a country that died at Dien Bien Phu!


42 posted on 10/24/2012 8:20:00 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: DeaconBenjamin

One might say in response to M. Hollande, Tais-toi, sale con. Tu as la tete dans ton cul.


43 posted on 10/24/2012 8:28:54 PM PDT by Ciexyz
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Well, given how your idiot President has raised the highest tax bracket to 75% and wants to ban homework, I don’t think we need to take any advice from you, bozo.


44 posted on 10/24/2012 8:38:55 PM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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Well, given how your idiot President has raised the highest tax bracket to 75% and wants to ban homework, I don’t think we need to take any advice from you, bozo.


45 posted on 10/24/2012 8:41:34 PM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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Incomprehensible, mind-boggling and just plain stupid. They would even surrender any trace of sensibility to the frog legs they consume. They commit collective suicide. Rabid, raving lunatics all. Who can fathom such idiocy?


46 posted on 10/24/2012 8:54:38 PM PDT by langleyaction (Embedded within every corrupt system are the seeds of its destruction)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

The Frog Socialist is hoping that the Kenyan Socialist will bail France out when the SHTF next year.


47 posted on 10/24/2012 9:06:09 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: DeaconBenjamin

“As far as I’m concerned, I totally support it (Obama’s re-election) and I would be astonished if the government had any other wish.”

Well, duh.


48 posted on 10/24/2012 10:17:28 PM PDT by kallisti (courage almost always wins)
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To: BIGLOOK

/bingo


49 posted on 10/25/2012 4:02:44 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Army Air Corps; afraidfortherepublic; mojo114; seenenuf; LucyT; Think free or die; DollyCali; ...

H/T Army Air Corps
Ayrault, the French PM is overstepping the bounds of his office, but is completely in sync with the French people. 75% of them would vote for Barry if they could.
Trying to understand this, I’ve come up with a few possibilities.
One is the almost irration love if the French for American blacks (that would sort of disqualify Barry, but I digress)
Another reason might be that there is no real equivalent of American conservatism in France. They have a “right wing” but it is not based o God given individual liberty and freedom, but on the top down model if the Imperial State.
There has been a tremendous rise in anti-Americanism in France, with America viewed through the lens of Alabama 1963, guns, and what they perceive as religious fanaticism.
Almost every article mentions Romney’s religion. They are also pro-abortion 80-90%.
The other reason is that Ayrault, and his socialist party and master, Hollande are mega a-holes.

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50 posted on 10/25/2012 11:02:51 PM PDT by Cincinna ( *** NOBAMA 2012 ***)
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