Alex Massie Alex Massie

The frog in Sarko’s bread-and-milk

The always-excellent Arthur Goldhammer on Nicolas Sarkozy’s latest appearance:

Sarkozy had another one of his marathon chats with les tribunes du peuple, or what passes for such in the media age: telejournalists. It was an odd performance. The Élysée doesn’t really suit its current incumbent. Its rococo excess makes a strange contrast with his blunt language.

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