Sarkozy tacks further to the Right as final election bell tolls

Nicolas Sarkozy, running from behind before Sunday’s runoff in the French presidential election, veers sharply to the right.

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President Nicolas Sarkozy, running from behind for a second term, has veered sharply to the right in the final days before Sunday’s runoff in the French presidential election, increasingly appealing to nationalism and anti-immigrant fears to gain support from supporters of the far-right Front National party, reports The Washington Post.