Sarko baits the separatists

French president’s remarks about Quebec sovereignty show “crass arrogance,” says Duceppe


Nicolas Sarkozy is no de Gaulle. But the French president’s disdainful characterization of the Quebec independence movement has sovereigntist leaders burning hotter than federalists following the infamous “Vive le Quebec libre” incident. Parti Quebecois leader Pauline Marois and Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe have penned a letter to Sarkozy lecturing him about their project and chiding him for insulting their movement with “epithets.” That last part’s a bit of a stretch: Sarko expressed personal distaste for “sectarianism” and “self-confinement.” But the separatist braintrust clearly has been stung by Sarkozy’s departure from France’s traditional policy of “non-interference and non-indifference,” which has often been interpreted as tacit support.

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Sarko baits the separatists

  1. Sarko is on a roll. I applaud anyone who can irritate Canadian separatists and UK PM Brown in one day.

  2. Irritating separatists with honest logic is enough for me.

  3. I like this guy! don’t understand a thing he says or does but who cares … The BQ and the PQ really don’t like this guy now hmmmm gotta love it.

  4. LMAO…hahah…looks so good on them. In past days they could always look to useless fools like DeGualle to prop them up. These boobs could no more run a country, have my back in Afganistan, drive a nail, build a deck(without a union), or do anything of any signifigant value. You want your own country.. good … I just want the 500 billion that has been sent to you back.. then piss off… you are about as usefull as an accordian at a deer hunt. cheers

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