Hollande wins French Presidency

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  1. emigre
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    I honestly believe the PS could have a cheese sandwich as their Presidential candidate and still beat Sarkozy.
     
  2. freaksloan

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    I can't see how this is good for France or the EU.
     
  3. raulpica

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    Now for Germany to drop Angela Merkel for a leftward chancellor, and the Europe might finally get out of this damned crisis.
     
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    Bring Sarkozy back!!!!!
     
  5. BlueStar

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    Good news for France. Sarkozy shot himself in the foot trying to appease the fascist vote after the FN dropped out, even many on the centre right were uncomfortable with his attempts to appeal to the far right.
     
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  6. emigre
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    Well considering Sarkozy's Presidency has brought increased unemployment and an increase of French debt to GDP. And in Europe, there's a new crisis every month. One could suggest, things could seldom get worse.

    Personally I am glad to see a Leftie SocDem type in charge of a major nation. The Merkozy leadership of the EU has become a case of one crisis to another with austerity being their only solution. Having someone who will at least consider economic stimulus as a solution will be welcome.

    EDIT: Saying that, there are legitimate questions over Hollande. He's been very fortunate to have such favorable political conditions.
     
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    Hmm let's hope this DAMN crisis gets over SOON.

    I really hope is that the Netherlands is going to play the teenager and leaves the Eurozone like England never entered it.(England=smart)

    This is an advice by a 17 years old kid, so if I am wrong, prove me wrong.
     
  8. smile72

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    I'm glad, hopefully he might be what France needs, and Europe can stop this austerity shit, the Republican politicians in the U.S., are too stupid to handle facts, even after England has had a double dip.
     
  9. Gahars

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    While he's obviously enjoying some great political success, I have to say I'm a bigger fan of his musical career. Hollande Oates was a classic band, through and through!
     
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    Here goes my vote, HI Mr President! :)
     
  12. Qtis

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    Hopefully this and what happened at Greece doesn't f' up everything done so far. I'm all open to getting the economy going, but fighting everything done so far to the end will get them nowhere.

    Not saying everything done so far is the best options, but something has to be done. Otherwise parts of southern Europe would have been bankrupt in '08 or a year or so after that.. :/
     
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