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Francis Turner blogs at L’Ombre de L’Olivier
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An American Senator in Paris

Friday, July 25th, 2008 - by Francis Turner

The French population and media are keen on the man dubbed “le John Kennedy noir” (the black JFK). Their government is more cautious.

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U.S. Elections: The View From Paris

Thursday, March 20th, 2008 - by Francis Turner

The French are pro-Obama, anti-Clinton, and vaguely neutral on McCain -- but mostly they're happy to get rid of President Bush.

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For Love or Country: Sarkozy Surrenders

Friday, February 8th, 2008 - by Francis Turner

After promising to bring reform and sweeping changes to France, President Nicolas Sarkozy now seems to be content with the status quo, writes Francis Turner. Is he more interested in his new wife than his country?

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