Sarkozy's Back Ex-President Takes Aim at Hollande's Policies

While French President François Hollande deals with dismal jobless figures and turmoil surrounding the recent legalization of gay marriage, his upbeat predecessor goes on the thinly veiled offensive in Montreal. "When I look at those who succeeded me," Nicolas Sarkozy says, "I feel very good."
"A president has to be very careful not to divide the country," says former French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

"A president has to be very careful not to divide the country," says former French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

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Translated from the German by Paul Cohen