France’s choice:the “Right” path… “Socialists left” out
After Decades of subsidies, high unemployment, a welfare ecconomy, and what some in french socieity see as the long failed attempt at government intervention in too many parts of French life.
The French have chosen more ‘Liberte’ -than- tight controls, but in the same light the electyion does bring a shift to the right… some might see that as less personal freedom – but – that is relative.
While the margin of victory was six per cent it was strong enough to carry consevatives and the right into power in a society long looked upon as a place of
New York Sun – 39 minutes ago
By HENRY SAMUEL and HARRY DE QUETTEVILLE. PARIS – France is on course for a right-wing revolution after Nicolas Sarkozy secured an emphatic victory over his Socialist Party rival, Ségolène Royal, last night to become the country’s next president.
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