Independence advocate Oscar Temaru was replaced by Gaston Tong Sang, the Mayor of Bora Bora, as President of French Polynesia.
M. Tong Sang is an "autonomiste" (pro-French) poliitician, and a colleague and supporter of Gaston Flosse, the former President, a buddy of Jacques Chirac.
The Assembly is full of tiny parties, whose coalitions fragment and re-form.
Recently, the cost of living has been going through the roof.
Polynesians' backs are curved from supporting all those fat Frenchmen.