Ira Stoll on Six Lessons Americans Can Learn From the Election of French Socialist Francois Hollande


There was a moment, not all that long ago, when a Europe facing a financial crisis would look to America for leadership, or even a rescue. For better or worse, those days are past, writes Ira Stoll. This is just one lesson Americans can learn from the election of Francois Hollande, a socialist, as France's president.