According to a recent article in The Telegraph, photographers from the Assembly's press balcony caught several, including ministers, playing poker, ordering clothes, reading adult cartoons etc on their tablets and mobiles in the chamber sessions instead of lawmaking. Below are parts from The Telegraph's article.
Danièle Hoffmann, Socialist MP for Paris admitted to reading the pa[...] Read more » French Parliament Members Caught Playing Poker
i dont know, how it goes in France, but here, in Czech Republic, parlament memberes usually do anythink other, then lawmaking.If they were caught playing poker, it is not good for france people,but even better, then sleep like ours "lawmakers".
But for this Socialist, poker isnt cards, its sport
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It's not easy for citizens to read this and then, when having again the chance to vote, they will remember this episode and taking it in consideration when voting again on those who they want to represent them. That happens to be good, because citizens will pay more atention to the person in question who represents them and not only the party behind it.