The World from Berlin 'A Sarkozy Loss Would Be Severe Setback for Berlin'

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is facing a steep uphill battle in his campaign for re-election. On Sunday, he announced a cornucopia of new policy proposals in a last ditch effort to inject life into the French economy. German commentators don't think it will be enough.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy went on television on Sunday night to announce a whole package of new proposals.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy went on television on Sunday night to announce a whole package of new proposals.

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-- Charles Hawley and David Crossland