|(screenshot of The Economist front cover from the official site)|
It devotes a 14 page special report on France in this week's issue and runs with a front cover that is far from being the truth - at least as far as the French prime minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, is concerned.
"It's just a magazine going over the top in an effort to sell more copies," he said, reacting to the report.
"I'm not impressed."
A synopsis of the report can be found online here.
It's worth a read - and not just for all Francophiles.