Open Thread

Attracting the Religious Right

Artist - Chris Weyant

In other news, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who has backed austerity in France and the EU, was ousted today by the socialist candidate Francois Hollande.

Hollande ran on an anti-austerity platform and won 51 to 48 percent.

  • IrishGrrrl

    And Greece elected a bunch of different parties, all of which were anti-austerity. Only bad thing about Greece is that no one party has a high enough percentage to form a government so a coalition must now be built, which means several months of governmental uncertainty at a very critical point.