How To Read The French Elections

I am always interested in reading what the Anglo-Saxons say about us French: The feedback is enlightening ("Backlash! Will the French revolt cripple European reform?" June 16). I expected the June election to be misunderstood, just as President Jacques Chirac's election victory back in '95 was misunderstood--not only by foreign observers, but by Chirac himself.

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