Tuesday, May 08, 2012

FRENCH ELECTION COVERAGE FROM NEWSWEEK & THE DAILY BEAST

First, just for the atmosphere, take a look at these pictures Tracy McNicoll shot at the François Hollande victory celebration in Place de la Bastille that went on from late night May 6 to early morning May 7: http://ruesdeparadis.blogspot.fr/2012/05/tracy-mcnicolls-bastille-photos.html


The Anti-Sarkozy

May 7, 2012 2:43 PM EDTHollande will govern as a deliberate response to Sarko’s five exhausting years. By Tracy McNicoll. MORE

Sarkozy Gets the Boot

May 6, 2012 2:00 PM EDTHow the Socialist Francois Hollande won—and why his anti-austerity mandate may not hold up. MORE

Can Sarkozy Pull Off a Win?

May 4, 2012 1:29 PM EDTHe trails Hollande ahead of Sunday’s vote, but many believe the incumbent can’t lose.... MORE



France’s Woman in the Wings

Apr 23, 2012 1:15 PM EDT
Marine Le Pen is well positioned to emerge even stronger in the 2017 elections. MORE

Four Ways Sarko Got Screwed

Apr 22, 2012 9:58 AM EDTThe French president survived Sunday’s vote.... MORE


Does Sarko Miss DSK?

Apr 16, 2012 12:00 AM EDTWhy the libertine would have been an ideal opponent. MORE


The Usual (Islamist) Suspects

Apr 4, 2012 1:37 PM EDTIn a crackdown after Toulouse, France arrested 10 suspected Islamic radicals. By Christopher Dickey.... MORE


THE DSK SIDESHOW:

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