French blog The Jack Turf Journal has a caustic take (of May 1, 2016) on Australia's and President Hollande's coming submarine contract of the century. Jack expects "heated discussions" before the actual contract is signed. He adds the 8 Billion euros France stands to gain is but a drop in the ocean compared to France's 2.2 trillion euro national debt.
"Jack" remains unimpressed. I translate "Comme foutage de gueule gouvernemental, on ne fait pas mieux..." to be Typical government bollocks, it is no big deal.