PM Netanyahu with French President Nicolas Sarkozy 311.
(photo credit: Amos Ben-Gershom / GPO)
French songwriter Hervé Villard became famous overnight in 1965 with his love song “Capri, c’est fini” (Capri, it’s over). The song truly sounds like a broken record but Villard made a fortune out of it, selling 2.5 million records. Could disappointment be such a universal feeling that it speaks to our hearts, even when accompanied by the dullest melody? And would I get 2.5 million downloads on iTunes if I were to write a song entitled “Sarkozy, c’est fini?” After all, there must be more than 2.5 million people who are disappointed in the French president. Seeing as I’m not a musician I'll have to settle for words only.Since immigrating to Israel eighteen years ago, I forewent my right to vote in French elections. With my voluntary expatriation, I no longer share in France’s destiny. In 2007, however, I made an exception.
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