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French Socialistsí joy of election victory will be shortlived (Great Analysis)
The Telegraph ^ | 5/4/2012 | Ben Brogan

Posted on 05/05/2012 11:43:45 AM PDT by mojito

....Nervousness about what the future holds has reached deep into Mr Sarkozy’s inner circle, too. One of his small group of close friends who gather around the president for late-night drinks most weeks put it in the starkest terms for me: “Economically, I want him to win because Hollande will be a disaster for France. But for the sake of social stability, it is better if Sarkozy loses.” He recognised that the president has been a divisive figure, and that after a decade in power for the Right the public is angry and has had enough. To hear one of France’s wealthy elites whisper that letting the Left win would avoid trouble and reduce tensions is to hear the aristocrats talk of placating the mob.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: france; hollande; sarkozy; socialism
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To: Moltke
"Give them the cake."

They've run out of other people's cake.

21 posted on 05/05/2012 4:39:22 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Navy Patriot

That good one ROFL


22 posted on 05/05/2012 6:08:56 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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