If year-end polls are to be believed, spring elections will sweep Socialist Francois Hollande...

|By:, SA News Editor

If year-end polls are to be believed, spring elections will sweep Socialist Francois Hollande into the French Presidency, the first time in more than 50 years a man with no prior cabinet experience assumes the role. What (very) little Hollande has said about the debt crisis implies he has little patience for the austere approach favored by the Germans.