Photo Gallery: Merkel's Support of Sarkozy 03/05/2012
 Merkel's open support of Sarkozy's campaign was the focus of several floats...
DPA

Merkel's open support of Sarkozy's campaign was the focus of several floats during German carnival celebrations last month. Merkel has said that she would be happy to appear with Sarkozy on the campaign trail and the two did a joint television interview in early February.