French President Nicolas Sarkozy
Jennifer Harper reports
The Frenchman rumored to actually like America, Elvis Presley and hot dogs will be in town for 48 hours worth of cordial tete-a-tetes with the White House and Congress. …\
“He’s so very attractive, so very charismatic. And he really likes the United States and the American people. I am counting on him to fix the relationship between France and the U.S., and I am very confident he will do just that,” said Anais de Viel Castel, associate publisher of Washington Life magazine, which chronicles the feasts and fetes of local socialites.
l’entourage de Sarkozy
Round Robin Bar
—Robert Stacy McCain, assistant national editor, The Washington Times
UPDATE 7:25 p.m.:
today’s press conference
Don Surber writes
Wow. I just finished reading Nicolas Sarkozy’s speech to Congress.\
He waved the American flag in a way that would embarrass George M. Cohan. …\
Sarkozy singlehandedly disproved the foolish notion by the Democratic Party that Bush made the world hate us.