The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published in The Brian Lehrer Show Vite Alors! Are the French Getting Faster? Listen 27 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/25632/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend In the action-oriented government of President Nicolas Sarkozy, has the old French habit of over-thinking become passé? Newsweek Paris bureau chief Christopher Dickey and France-Amérique editor Pascale Richard weigh in on the debate.