French papers react to Trump win: ‘American Psycho’ 

It’s all about Donald Trump’s election win in the French papers this Thursday. Left-wing daily Libération makes its stance clear by headlining with “American Psycho” and a sinister photo of the US president-elect. Many papers are also wondering what implications Trump’s shock victory could have on the far-right ahead of 2017 presidential elections here in France.

 

Source: French papers react to Trump win: ‘American Psycho’ – France 24

From Bill Clinton to Nelson Mandela, world leaders who cheated on their wives – The Economic Times

Though the former French President never admitted to it, rumours of him and his wife, model Carla Bruni both having affairs outside their marriage surfaced in the media in 2010. While details of Carla’s affair with musician Benjamin Biolay made headlines, Sarkozy’s involvement with his ecology minister Chantal Jouanno was hushed up soon.

Source: From Bill Clinton to Nelson Mandela, world leaders who cheated on their wives – The Economic Times

Trump: Je ne suis pas bien portant

Legendary French comic singer Gaston Ouvard performs “Je ne suis pas bien portant” (I Am Not In Good Health)

Donald Trump avoided military service to his country thanks to a “minor” malady. He said he had visited a doctor who provided him a letter for draft officials, who granted him the medical exemption. He could not remember the doctor’s name. (New York Times August 1, 2016)

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Yvonne Abraham: The misogynist in full – The Boston Globe

But even if he does go down in flames, we’ll still be left with the people who flocked to him, the ones who laughed along, who embraced or overlooked what Trump represents — the ones all too willing to say to America, “How about a little hug for the Donald?”

Source: Yvonne Abraham: The misogynist in full – The Boston Globe