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"France has similar problems to everyone else in these post-crisis days, plus three others: [it has] a huge staff of under-employed fonctionnaires, with jobs for life; [it is subject to] the policies of the Brussels bureaucracy; and the euro. Sadly, it is quite difficult to see just how France can surmount these difficulties."
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