PRIORITIES….Want to know how different the political culture of France is compared to that of the United States? The LA Times reports today that there was “plenty of speculation” in France yesterday that President Nicolas Sarkozy had announced the “juicy details of an imploding marriage” in order to divert attention from a one-day transit strike. Betcha Rudy Giuliani never thought of that.

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