Le Pen ...

John Hall johnhall@evergo.net
Wed, 24 Apr 2002 16:32:06 -0700

I think Pat is worse.  Perhaps that is only because Pat is 'ours'.

Then again, though I view Pat as worse Pat probably wouldn't suddenly
make drastic changes that would trigger something close to a civil war.
Le Pen, without fully realizing it, probably would.

Thanks again, Robert.

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> Subject: Re: Le Pen ...
> On Wed, 24 Apr 2002, Robert Harley wrote:
> --]There is no doubt that he is fervently nationalist and
> --]and especially anti-non-european-immigrant, mainly targetting
> --]policies on international trade, with government-mandated 'buy
> --]programs etc.
> --]He is mostly anti-Europe, except when it suits him for demagoguery.
> --]He wants to cut tax drastically.  He would eliminate inheritance
> --]immediately.  He promises to cut state spending and eliminate
> --]tax in five years.
> --]He would also throw out some recently-introduced laws including the
> --]35-hour working week and the PACS, which is basically a kind of
> --]half-assed marriage for gay people.  And he would toughen abortion
> laws.
> So basicaly this is Le Pat Buchanan with a baggete up his but.
> Nice.
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