Veering Right in the Final Sprint Sarkozy Courts Populism in Run-Up to Election

As the French election campaign enters its last two weeks, President Nicolas Sarkozy is courting right-wing extremist voters. In his neck-and-neck race against Socialist Party candidate François Hollande, they could decide the outcome.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has returned to his pet issues on the campaign trail: Security, immigration and authority.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has returned to his pet issues on the campaign trail: Security, immigration and authority.

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