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I realise that it is not the essence of the diary, but I cannot let pass this particular error:
President Sarkozy's centre-right wing party

There is nothing centre to UMP. It used to be a rightist party, and now is a far right party.

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed. Gandhi

by Cyrille (cyrillev domain yahoo.fr) on Tue Jan 22nd, 2008 at 12:13:06 PM EST
Realistically, the UMP panders to the centre as well, hence for the sake of brevity, I said centre-right wing. And considering that there are members of govt who belong to the left, centre-right cannot be too off the mark.
by The3rdColumn on Thu Jan 24th, 2008 at 07:06:12 AM EST
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The centre-left spans a spectrum, too. I am not sure Jack Lang can be counted really left. But you are right that Sarko also panders to the center.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Thu Jan 24th, 2008 at 11:42:31 AM EST
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