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Sarkozy's summer of scandals: Is the French president in trouble?

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And the litany of Sarkozy concerns seems to grow daily:

Socialist Party leader Ségolène Royal, who ran against Sarkozy in 2007, used the word “corrupt” to describe the dealings of the French government for the first time. Senior French political analyst Jean Daniel describes an “irrepressible malaise,” about the palace team. Meanwhile, ruling party politicians say the Jacobin sentiments of the media and opposition politicians are creating a political “highway for the far-right” in France.

Not even the first day of shooting for a new Woody Allen film, "Midnight in Paris," that will include appearances by France's first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, is providing much of a distraction.

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