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France's Socialist President Hollande Asked Who He Supports in U.S. Election: 'Who Do You Think?

"Are you aware that Mitt Romney never ceases to attack socialist Europe at his campaign rallies?"

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: French President François Hollande addresses the UN General Assembly meeting on September 25, 2012 in New York City. The annual event gathers more than 100 heads of state and government for high level meetings on nuclear safety, regional conflicts, health and nutrition and environment issues.Credit: Getty Images\n

France's socialist President Francois Hollande refused to officially endorse a U.S. presidential candidate at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, but he didn't pass on an opportunity to jab at Mitt Romney.

According to an AFP report, when the socialist leader was asked by a reporter whether he would support Democratic incumbent Barack Obama or his GOP opponent Romney, he said with a smile, "Who do you think?"

The answer seems pretty obvious, but Hollande went on to clarify anyway.

"Are you aware that Mitt Romney never ceases to attack socialist Europe at his campaign rallies?" Hollande remarked.

"Yes, that's why I'll be careful not to say anything at all on this subject because, as you'd imagine, if a socialist supported one of these two candidates, that could cost him dear," he said.

He then cleverly quipped, "So I suppose I should endorse Mitt Romney…But I won't."

In other words, Hollande seemingly joked he should endorse Romney so that it would harm his chances at winning the election, resulting in a win for Obama.

One last thing…
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