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Latest update : 2012-02-20

Sarkozy's dramatic campaign music

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Mon. 20/2/2012: Some have compared it to the "Jaws" soundtrack: grandiose, dramatic and full of suspense. Is this Sarkozy's way of telling us he's here to save us from 'The Crisis'? The media reacts. Also, Marine Le Pen in song. Finally, the big story of the day in France: did Jean-Louis Borloo pull out of the Presidential race in exchange for a plum job in a semi-state company?

By James CREEDON

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