Sarkozy To Strike

French Government Walks

Oct 19th, 2010 | By Coco Cabrera | Category: Featured

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has announced that he and his Government will answer the General Strike protesting proposed retirement reforms by themselves going on strike. In a continuation of the tit-for-tat job action, strikers have said they will respond by striking their own strike by going back to work but remaining as surly and uncooperative as possible.

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Spokesfrenchperson for the Élysée Palace, Lucien Bouchard-Petin de Nancy said that the move by the strikers to return to work was an outrage and that the Government would respond after the Council of Ministers concluded a three-hour luncheon which would feature Belon oysters, a partridge consumé, a fricassee of wild mushrooms, turbot a la Riche,  Ortolan roasted en croute, truffled creamed celeriac root and fresh peas simply prepared with Normandy butter.  For dessert, rum baba followed by a cheese service. Wines served during the high level meeting will include Krug Champagne, Lafon Montrachet 1996, Volnay Clos de Ducs 1988 and Chateau D’Yquem 1976.

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