Francois Pinault Sees Sarkozy Losing Election, Le Monde Reports

Francois Pinault doesn’t see President Nicolas Sarkozy winning re-election, Le Monde reported, citing comments made by the French billionaire on April 26.

“People close to him think that he may still win,” Pinault said as he traveled to visit an art exhibition in Colmar, eastern France, according to Le Monde. “He’s cooked!,” he said about Sarkozy’s bid for re-election.

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