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Latest update : 2012-04-13

Nadine Morano's Twitter #Fail

MEDIAWATCH, Thurs. 12/4/2012: She's a junior minister in Sarkozy's government and one of his most prominent cheerleaders, but Nadine Morano is also known for her gaffes. On Twitter today, she re-tweeted a video in support of the far-right National Front party. This, plus street art in the election and parallels between Bashar al-Assad and Vladimir Putin.

By James CREEDON

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