French Election Campaign Sarkozy Targets Foreigners to Boost Poll Numbers

French President Nicolas Sarkozy faces a steep uphill battle in his campaign for re-election. On Tuesday, he vowed to slash the number of immigrants allowed into the country, complaining of "too many foreigners." The policy proposal marks a change from the mudslinging that has characterized the contest thus far.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy thinks there are too many foreigners in France.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy thinks there are too many foreigners in France.

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cgh -- with wire reports