Instead, the centre-Right candidate chose to lash out at an entirely different enemy: Britain. “C’est la faute aux Anglais,” (It’s all England’s fault),” he declared in the run up to Sunday’s vote, as if that would seal the argument.
“The main reason we have so many problems is because of the English. Either they change their rules, or we hand them back their border,” he boomed.
Hmm, given that we’ve not joined Schengen we never handed over the border so that it could be handed back, did we?