France: Marathon men

Marathon men –
Le Soir (Brussels)

Placards from left to right – “Down with Sarko.” “Death to Sarkozy.” “Get lost, Nicolas.” “Sarkozy out.”

François Hollande – “All the European left with me.” “Thanks comrades.” “Thanks.”

François Hollande, the Socialist party front-runner in the French presidential election is seeking political support after suggesting he will renegotiate the European fiscal pact. Although still the underdog, outgoing president Nicolas Sarkozy, is catching up in the opinion polls.