Europe

Jul 8, 2014

Le voila: Sarkozy’s legal troubles could be Hollande’s lucky break

Nicolas Sarkozy has denied any wrongdoing and says his arrest was politically motivated. But no matter the outcome of the charges, there is one clear winner: Francois Hollande.

Charles Richardson — Editor of The World is not Enough

Charles Richardson

Editor of The World is not Enough

It’s only been a little over two years since the Socialist Party’s Francois Hollande was elected President of France with the highest of hopes. The centre-Left had had a rough few years in Europe; this was the big sign that it was on the way back. Hollande’s message of responsibility, moderation and winding back austerity won widespread support.

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  1. klewso

    “Merde dock”?

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