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Fillon wins conservative primary: From 'Droopy' to pit bull

FRENCH PAPERS - Mon. 28.11.16: French papers are dominated by reactions to the final round of the conservative primary and François Fillon’s crushing victory. Le Parisien jokes that the man once nicknamed "Droopy" has become a pit bull. Analysts say he now stands a chance of winning next year's presidential election. Many papers say his surprise win is proof that the political landscape in France has shifted towards the right.