French Protestor Dumps Horse Manure on National Assembly

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A protester was arrested in Paris Thursday after unloading a dump truck full of horse manure in front of the Bourbon Palace, the country’s national parliament building. Though what specific grievances led to the action remains unclear, the protestor’s truck was emblazoned with a message articulating his rather ambitious demands.

“Out with Hollande and the entire political class. Long live the Sixth Republic.”

President Francois Hollande, who is presently embroiled in a love affair scandal, is the least popular leader in the modern-day history of France, Reuters reports. France is currently in its Fifth Republic, formed in 1958 under Charles de Gaulle.