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Christian Kastrop, Director of Policy Studies, OECD

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Latest update : 2011-10-17

Can Hollande beat Sarkozy? Socialists nominate "Monsieur Ordinary" (part 2)

With next May’s French presidential election shaping up as “Speedy Sarko” against “Monsieur Ordinary”, can the moderate Socialist, self-deprecating François Hollande actually win? François Picard argues over the style and substance of the candidates.

  • Thomas MELONIO. French Socialist Party National Council;
  • Denis DEMONPION. Editor-in-chief, Le Nouvel Observateur Magazine;
  • Marc PORTER. Vice President, Republicans Abroad France and Researcher at Euromed Management;
  • Denis MaCSHANE. Labour MP; Former British Minister of European Affairs - from LONDON.

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