Latest update: 24/02/2012
Presidential Race: Sarkozy takes the gloves off
There are just over two months to go before round one of the presidential elections here in France. As things stand, the verdict is crystal clear: the next French president will be a Socialist by the name of François Hollande. He is riding high in the polls, out in front of outgoing president Nicolas Sarkozy. But Sarkozy certainly relishes a challenge. Can he pull it off?
By FRANCE 24
On the set:
- Mark Deen, Journalist, Bloomberg News
- Christian Makarian, Managing editor, L'Express.