Because there's a brouhaha concerning censorship, all major French news sites are carrying this clip New Year Best Wishes. Nice production values, perhaps young upstart Nicky Proust could have helped with rewrite, but on the whole, the tag line: "I promised all these things, but of course I had no intention of doing anything like it. I'm a right winger, an aberration from France's past. Now I'm ashamed of myself and I'll be getting along. Good luck and all the best in a France which I know will be much better off without me."
In any case, whatever it occurs to the official gang to present on the day, it's a hard act to follow.