Sarkoleaks: Recordings of Meetings from Sarkozy’s Presidency Leaked to Press

LONDON – The era of privacy is definitely coming to an end. After the NSA leaks and the ensuing revelations, the French press has been taken aback since Wednesday over the scandal that has already dubbed “Sarkoleaks.” The newspaper Le Canard Enchainé and the website Atlantico revealed that Patrick Buisson, a special counsellor to former […]

Stop Making a Fool Outta Me, Valérie: Ségolène Royal’s Public Vindication

I get it.  Your boyfriend’s ex looms over your relationship like the eerie ghost of happy-days-past, and though you’re arguably prettier than she, you’re also bound to be a bit insecure. She doesn’t help things with her “I’m-super-happy-now-and-more-successful-than-ever-without-you” Facebook posts, photos, and Tweets that you’re just sure get under his skin. Sure, he’s happy with […]