Monday, May 7, 2007
Back in the USSA
Ok, just the US, but I'm back after about 36 hours in France. Thanks for all those who tuned in last night, it's always something to see a campaign that has lasted for months and months end in one night. This blog is obviously nearing the end of its usefullness, although I will be covering news at least until Sarkozy's inauguration on May 16. At that point I will definitely have something new, which will likely be related, although I will not have the endurance to keep up a daily news site. It will likely be a mixture of news and analysis updated every few days...but that's too far in the future for right now.
The biggest news of the day has been Sarkozy's announcement (actually during a telephone call with Tony Blair) that his prime minister will be Francois Fillon, currently his senior political advisor. Fillon is roughly the same age as Sarkozy, and has been Minister of Labor and Minister of Higher Education and Research.