"From the Arctic Circle to the middle of the Med there are around 9,000 candidates and they, and their mums, will be playing close attention [to the EP elections; JF].Then, the article turns towards France, in a move that looks like trying to connect local politics with EU politics but that lacks a good connection, just to return to the disinterest, repeating some of the explanations we have heard a hundred times by now.
But, in general, interest in the European elections seems to be regarded as a possibly harmless eccentricity, like collecting matchboxes or a tendency to wear cravats... something that says "weirdo"."
But repetition doesn't matter, because we, the weirdos, the small eccentric group of those who care, we are the only ones who notice.
Under the category "European parliament elections 2009" I am following up national and European activities on the path to the European Parliament elections 2009.
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