Sunday, May 06, 2007

It's Sarko!

Nicolas Sarkozy has won a clear mandate for change in France with his decisive victory over Ségolène Royal in the French presidential election. He has campaigned throughout with the slogan of seeking a rupture – a clean break – with the French politics of recent years and on Sunday French voters turned out in remarkable numbers to endorse that message. Torn between the desire for security and realisation of the need for reform, they have opted for reform.


BBC News

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