Socialist Francois Hollande was elected president almost a year ago, ousting the deeply unpopular “Mr Bling,” President Nicolas Sarkozy.
France’s Socialist left have never been so strong politically: They control the presidency, the government, both houses of parliament, the regions, and all the big towns and cities. And in his first eight months in office, Hollande has done virtually nothing. He is like a stunned bunny in the headlights of an oncoming vehicle called “Harsh Economic Reality.”
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