French President François Hollande has launched a two-day consultation programme with environmentalists and green NGOs, instituting what's designed to be an annual conference on environmental politics. A voiced AFPTV report
hurdygurdyone: I was at an estate sale yesterday and bought two campaign buttons for $1 each. The first was Roosevelt, the second was Humphrey/Muskie. And I thought about why H/M lost and I realized he was completely clueless as to who was going to vote for him and failed to walk across the street and watch the kids being billy clubbed and thrown into patty wagon. He protested the treatment as Daley scowled, but failed to address the needs of his constituents and handily lost the election. Fast forward to today and we have the same thing with Hillary/Goldman Sachs, who has completely underestimated the frustration and angst of liberals and conservatives. H/G has taken the path of H/M, so I just don't see her winning.