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Latest update : 2013-09-16

Professor Hollande's lecture fails to arouse

François Hollande's performance in a nationally-televised interview draws criticism in the press, ranging from him being didactic like a professor to defensive like a besieged general. The French president defended his position on Syria and also on domestic issues such as unemployment, the budget and the environment. But when all was said and done, backers seemed to be primarily in his Socialist camp, while it was easy to find critics across France's political spectrum.

Libération: Breathe

Libération.fr: How bizarre

LeMonde.fr: François Hollande: the besieged general

Le Figaro: The question splitting the right

By William HILDERBRANDT

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