Bloomberg: Hollande Says Trump Excesses in U.S. Elections Make Him Sick
* French President made comments over drinks with journalists
* Trump has said ‘France is no longer France’ and slammed Merkel
French President Francois Hollande expressed extreme revulsion at Donald Trump’s “excesses” in the U.S. presidential campaign and warned against the authoritarian tone adopted by the Republican nominee and billionaire reality-television celebrity.
“In the U.S., one of the world’s great democracies, maybe the greatest democracy, where democracy was born, before the French one, we see some excesses that are sickening,” Hollande said in Paris during the annual meeting with the presidential press.
Particularly, Hollande added, when Trump “speaks ill of a soldier, of the memory of a soldier,” an allusion to his feud with the parents of Capt. Humayun Khan, a Muslim-American soldier killed in Iraq in 2004.
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WNU Editor: A lot of people in France are sick of Hollande .... Nearly 90 percent of the French now disapprove of their president (Washington Post)