Sarkozy reminisces about cream puffs
Sarkozy reminisces about cream puffsNetizens poke fun at French president's interview ahead of elections.
France's President and UMP party candidate for his re-election in the 2012 French presidential election, Nicolas Sarkozy, delivers a speech at a political campaign rally in Toulon, May 3, 2012. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
Shortly after the first French presidential debate between candidates Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande, incumbent president Sarkozy gave a 10-minute interview revealing personal details.
In contrast to the debate, the interview offered an intimate portrait of Sarkozy replete with childhood anecdotes and movie preferences.
Sarkozy tweeted several quotes from the interview, and one tweet in which he reminisces about buying cream puffs as a child prompted thousands of responses and retweets.
Below are some highlights from the conversation online: