January 25, 2014

They're Cracking Up at the Elysee Palace

Melanie McDonagh, London Evening Standard

The Associated Press

Hollande's affair is explosive.

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TAGGED: France, Francois Hollande


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Unbearable Lightness of Francois Hollande
Francoise Fressoz, Le Monde
Originally published in Le Monde. PARIS - Done, it's over! There are no longer any barriers between private and public life. We can find it regrettable and fool ourselves into thinking that the old impermeability still exists, as... more ››
January 14, 2014
What Britain Can Learn from Sickly France
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January 16, 2014
How Long for France's Accidental President?
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January 18, 2014
French Becoming More Puritanical
Melanie McDonagh, The Spectator
The Hollande affair shows that France is becoming more puritanical. more ››