Sarkozy had guts a few years back when he proposed that the government build Mosques and madrassas with tax dollars and amend the Constitution to exempt Islam from the Separation of Church and State??
No, not that. He supported us in Iraq and Afghanistan, and sent French troops to fight jihadists in Africa.
He was not perfect, but look at his predecessors and his successor.
Remember. This is France, where the only color they know is “white” the only word under the letter “S” is “surrender”, and where the socialists drink wine and eat quiche and brie.