continuing thoughts on valérie trierweiler (FLOTUS, silence, scandal [+ a hit of plath])

so i’ve written about valérie trierweiler a couple times now. first, in the immediate aftermath of the clusterwhoops with françois hollande back in january, looking at what was going on there with the meanings attached to the position of first lady. and again in september, when it was revealed that she had a memoir and the french were freaking out.

why am i writing about her now? because trierweiler’s memoir is coming to england.

the daily mail‘s headlines are always so good at summary because they include nearly every detail of an article, so let’s start with them:

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