Photo Gallery: Sarkozy's Uphill Battle
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Photo Gallery: Sarkozy's Uphill Battle

The Child King A Weakened Sarkozy Faces His Last Big Campaign

Nicolas Sarkozy is unpopular because he has behaved more like an upstart than a president. He's trying to get re-elected, claiming to have changed, but it might be too late. The French people prefer his Socialist opponent François Hollande, who would bring change to France and upheaval to Europe.
Translated from the German by Desmond Tumulty