More than a few fawning Conservatives will swallow their dentures over this. French President-elect Nicolas Sarkozy's first public statement after his resounding election victory was to urge tough action on Global Warming. He even chided the Bush administration, albeit gently:
...a great nation like the United States has the duty to not create obstacles in the struggle against global warming."
"Quite the contrary, it should take the lead in this battle because what is at stake is all of humanity," said the rightwinger, who won 53 percent of the vote, according to projections.
"France will make this battle it's first battle," he said.
Not cutting taxes? Not bashing Muslims? D'oh!!