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Sarkozy never stops blundering like this. He is:

  1. ignorant;
  2. beset with an inferiority complex that makes him say anything he thinks will please.
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Tue Jan 22nd, 2008 at 01:48:48 AM EST
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But as spectator sport, it's better than "Dangerous Housewives" or whatever that show is.  (This comment ignores the significant follow-on effects of the disaster that is Sarko.)

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin
by Crazy Horse on Tue Jan 22nd, 2008 at 03:46:53 AM EST
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Sarko is the last example of France having to follow US tendencies (albeit protesting a lot against americanisation/globalisation - these words are insults in french - while doing so).

On a lighter note, this reminds me the endless critics against "big brother" a few years ago. A typical US product of media shit, according to (french) critics at the time. The famous last stand resisted for less than one year before the program was on french TV.

Sometimes, it is infuriating, but more often it's just ridiculous.^_^

by Xavier in Paris on Tue Jan 22nd, 2008 at 04:07:19 AM EST
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Desperate Housewives, sadly.  Dangerous Housewives might be interesting.  Just think of the possibilities . . . four suburban housewives start a jihadist terror cell, or go on a cross-country bank robbing spree to pay off their ARMs, or start an armed revolutionary movement to tear down the oppressive class system that restricts their ability to buy overpriced junk.
by Zwackus on Wed Jan 23rd, 2008 at 01:58:17 AM EST
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