Sarkozy 2017 is probably going to happen

Bloomberg: Nicolas Sarkozy will easily win his party’s backing to return as its leader at a ballot this weekend. Getting French voters to support his eventual goal of regaining the presidency looks a lot harder. Polls show Sarkozy, 59, who two months ago announced his return to politics, is almost certain to win the Nov. 29 election to become secretary general of his Union for a Popular Movement. The surveys also show the former president’s popularity is sliding among the wider electorate. Read full article here.