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Celtic Tiger Dazed by the Ritalin King

Friday, Feb. 13, 2009

The tale could begin, "During the short reign of the Ritalin King cameth the downturn. . . ."

During his six-month EU presidency, Nicolas Sarkozy laced into any number of challenges with a typically hyperactive gusto and self-importance. The spirit of the Sun King may have been whispering in Sarko's ear, as he put his own stamp on Louis XIV's famous motto: "L'Europe, c'est moi." ...

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