Latest update: 06/09/2012
President Hollande: is he too soft?
François Hollande knew it would be hard. But the new Socialist president probably did not imagine it would be this hard when he was elected back in May. And yet, the bad news keeps piling up, with unemployment hitting the 3-million mark and Hollande's polling numbers down. The French are growing impatient with the new administration and wonder whether Hollande is up to the job. Is he too soft or can he rise to the challenge?
By FRANCE 24
On the set:
- Philip Turle, Journalist, RFI
- Grégory Viscusi, Reporter, Bloomberg News