February 19, 2005

Flosse KOed In Polynesia

Tahitipresse reports that the motion of censure of longtime head honcho Gaston Flosse has passed with 30 votes, there is dissension in Flosse's party, Tahoeraa huiraatira, and Oscar Temaru, independence leader, is to form the new government and is considering revising the Organic Law.

Asked why he shook Flosse's hand, Temaru said, "It like a sporting event. I knocked him out once. I knocked him out a second time. He's on the ground. I shook his hand."

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