British get it a*** end round

Crédits photo : CHRIS HARRIS/AFP

La presse britannique ne semble pas avoir été séduite par François Hollande, en visite mardi outre-Manche. Plusieurs quotidiens ont choisi cette photo sur laquelle le président apparait minuscule à côté d’un garde d’honneur. François Hollande disait mardi qu’il appréciait l’humour et «surtout l’humour britannique».

The British press does not seem to have been seduced by Francois Hollande, [during his visit on] Tuesday across the Channel. Several newspapers have chosen this picture where the president appears tiny next to a guard of honor. Francois Hollande said Tuesday he appreciated the humor and “mostly British humor.”

Now this is a far cry from how the British press are portraying it.

They’re saying that Hollande has become a laughing stock and butt of jokes in France.

Do you think this is how le figaro excerpt reads?

6 Responses to “British get it a*** end round”

  1. dearieme July 12, 2012 at 06:36 Permalink

    Who’s the chap with the sword and the monkey?

  2. James Higham July 12, 2012 at 09:46 Permalink

    We’re not permitted to divulge that.

  3. Mark in Mayenne July 12, 2012 at 09:48 Permalink

    Pity they didn’t get a similar shot of Sarkozy

  4. James Higham July 12, 2012 at 10:43 Permalink

    Who’d be the less vertically challenged?

  5. Mark in Mayenne July 13, 2012 at 17:24 Permalink

    Sarko’s even shorter

  6. James Higham July 13, 2012 at 17:36 Permalink

    Shorter than Napoleon or Dudley Moore?

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