Jak zachránit veřejného Sarkozyho

Od chvíle, kdy klíčové osobnosti veřejného života podepsaly v jednom francouzském časopise manifest, v němž kriticky poukázaly na nástrahy spojené s monarchistickým stylem vládnutí – aniž přitom zmínily prezidentovo jméno –, je politická atmosféra ve Francii napjatá. Rychlý ústup Nicolase Sarkozyho ze slávy nemá v dějinách „páté republiky“ obdoby. Jeho obliba prudce klesá a předpokládá se, že jeho strana, konzervativní UMP, dosáhne v obecních volbách v polovině března bídného výsledku.

Co stojí za kolapsem Sarkozyho popularity? Dokáže se z něj sebrat?

Tyto otázky jsou klíčové nejen pro Francii, poněvadž nás pouhých pět měsíců dělí od francouzského předsednictví Evropské unii, které by mělo být důležitým krokem při „znovunastartování“ Evropy.

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