Quote of the Day

by John O’Sullivan

Comes from the distinguished French commentator, Michel Gurfinkiel, on Nicholas Sarkozy’s progress so far:

“The question is : will Sarkozy pass the real tests ? Will he preside over the required in-depth changes, or just be a good spin doctor ? Is he the French Ronald Reagan, or the French Margaret Thatcher, as many of his supporters have figured out he was, or just the French Tony Blair?”