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Economic Exaggerations in Europe

Neither the French nor the British economy has covered itself with glory, but this sure doesn’t look like a British triumph.

Hmm. Allies of British Prime Minister David Cameron’s government are now taunting French President François Hollande for having run the French economy “into the sand,” according to The Financial Times – presumably in contrast with Britain’s triumph.

How does that look in terms of, you know, the actual numbers?

See the chart here on real gross domestic product in Britain and France since the beginning of the economic crisis.