Chirac får huden full etter EU-nederlaget, også av sine egne: Han er «an old gentleman who does not really understand what is happening to him» … «He says nothing, he listens to conversation without hearing. I have never seen him like this.»

«Under the headline «Chirac, sick man of Europe», Libération called Mr Chirac a «serial loser» and claimed that other EU leaders would be relieved to see him stand down.»
Chirac is the sick man of Europe, say French