'This made him petulant'
Harvard's Arthur Goldhammer nails the Sarkozy personality
in a recent post. ... I still think
Sarkozy is going to end up lashing out at America. Three things will probably prompt a shift: 1.) He'll wake up on the wrong side of the bed one day. 2.) He'll be indignantly insulted by a minor slight. 3.) Anti-Americanism is always good politics in France, especially for a pol whose approval ratings are way down. ... Check out Goldhammer's blog
in general. Interesting stuff for open and closet Francophiles (I'm among the latter - God help me). ... Goldhammer via Andrew Sullivan