SHOULD Enda Kenny back Francois Hollande, the socialist French presidential candidate?
This morning, he could do a lot worse than hop on the government jet and join Mr Hollande at a mass rally he is holding in Villepinte, outside Paris. The hot favourite for the presidency enters the final week of the first round of his campaign with the wind at his back.
Enda’s appearance on a platform with Francois would hardly go down a bomb with Nicolas Sarkozy. The incumbent French president is struggling to compete with Mr Hollande by holding his own rival rally down the road in the Place de la Concorde.
There is a lot at stake for Ireland — and Europe — in the French contest.Pages: 1 2