January 26, 2012
Dominique de Villepin, the Comic Book
Tracy McNicoll, Daily Beast
There was always something cartoonish about Dominique de Villepin: that windswept silver coif, the lampoonable lankiness, those outrageous flights of prose. In France, the former prime minister’s rivalry with President Nicolas Sarkozy is a trove of comedy. Some even assume his surprise run for the Élysée Palace is calculated to irk his old bête noire.
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