"Ségolène Royal, the Socialist runner-up in the last Presidential election, gets flakier by the day. Followers still see her semi-mystical persona as the best hope for the self-destructing French opposition. Others see her as a fading diva. She did little to help herself this week with a revamped internet site.
Hoots of laughter greeted the launch on Tuesday of the new-look home of Désirs d'Avenir, her personal brand (screen grab above). Cheesy and old-fashioned, it looked like something invented by a cult."
-- Charles Bremner, using all the right words ("spaced-out", "flakier", "mystical", "self-destructing", and, of course, "cult"***) to earn a spot on this blog - it ain't that hard - because those words clearly reflect The Times Online.
***Hey - you never know: They worked on the Democrats!