French president Sarkozy, mainly known across the world for his love of women and redwine, stepped down and disbanded his government – only to reinstate an almost exact copy of the very same and fairly unpopular government immediately. A toast to the french for pointless maneuvres!
- Permanent campaign is a theory of political science conceived by Patrick Caddell, then a young pollster for U.S. President Jimmy Carter, who wrote a memo on December 10, 1976 entitled "Initial Working Paper on Political Strategy". "Essentially," Caddell wrote, "it is my thesis governing with public approval requires a continuing…Tags: politics, president
- Turkish Politics and Tayyip Erdoğan's Reality. Todays political climate in Turkey and the clash with western perceptions. A guest post by Turkish political commentator Nauman. As you read this, a tumultuous revolution is underway in Turkey. The country's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party is pushing propositions through parliament that…Tags: government, president, politics