Latest update: 13/06/2011
- François Hollande - French politics - Jacques Chirac - presidential elections - Recep Tayyip Erdogan - Turkey
"Chirac, the laughing cow"
FRENCH PAPERS, Mon. 13/06/11, Former conservative French President Jacques Chirac is making headlines after he suggested over the weekend that he would vote for Socialist candidate François Hollande in next year’s presidential election. The 78-year-old has said he was just kidding, but according to Libération, the damage is done.
Some articles from today’s French press review:
Libération: “Chirac cracks a joke”
Le Figaro: “Embarrassing support”
Le Parisien: “There will be no Chirac/Sarkozy showdown”
Le Figaro: “Erdogan, the great vizier”
Libération: “Erdogan, the new Turkish sultan”
Le Figaro: “A spy in the trash can”
Le Parisien: Air France flight 447