At least he made his position very clear
Bassil bloc will vote for Berri that is for sure.
SHN will force him to.
Now Bassil himself might not vote to sell something to his followers, but the others will.
in all fairness, you are right that they never voted for Berri since 2005.
But they have accepted Michel El Murr in 2009 which is the other side of the coin as Berri.
It is unlikely that Berri will accept an LF vice-speaker so they won't vote for him, and already geagea said so, I don't think...
No doubt FPMers know that something has gone terribly wrong so that Bassil became 2nd in his home district, and was few steps from losing his seat.
There is no bigger indicator for the crisis he was in.
But for sure they will not admit it to you, and they will continue their defiance and show...
The only undeniable fact is that Bassil got lucky in Akkar!
The proof as you said it, that he declared loss Sunday night, he didn't even say the situation is fluid in Akkar and we need to wait until we discover.
He even tweeted about his own seat in Batroun suggesting that he might lose it...
He is nothing more than a con man whose circumstances helped to advance politically.
I remind you that he lost twice in the elections before, and Aoun insisted on giving him a ministry despite previously saying the loser in the elections should not be given a ministry to cut the road on people...
Bassil is narcissistic, just like trump, all the guys in the FPM who hope there will be reviews and reforms after these elections will be disappointed. Either they will get in line as usual or they will quit.
I said it in 2015, Bassil is unable to question himself, he is an insecure man, between...