France Surrenders to Emporer Sarkozy's Will

History repeats, Napoleon Sarkozy shows France he's still the big cheese...

Final pension draft passes French Senate
PARIS, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- French senators, with hundreds of students demonstrating outside their chamber's windows, voted 177-151 Tuesday to bump up the minimum pension age by two years.

Sarkozy: Short, Hyper, and Still Very European
A New Yorker profile compares Nicolas Sarkozy to Napoleon: He's not just short, but he's both more Euro-centric and less of a reactionary than most Americans think. In fact, Adam Gopnik, who dubs the brazen, mercurial Sarko a "human bomb," writes than the nouveau regime may signal "the beginning of the post-America era."