Skip to comments.In French election, voters face a choice that mirrors the West’s new divide
Posted on 05/07/2017 10:52:30 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
PARIS Ever since Donald Trump proved last November that anything is possible in the topsy-turvy new world of Western politics, May 7 has been circled on European calendars with a mix of giddy anticipation and existential dread.
To right-wing populists, the presidential election in France a country scarred by unemployment and terrorism seemed to offer the next big opportunity to remake the postwar global order in their own nationalist, nativist and protectionist image.
To the mainstream, it looked like a possible third strike after Trump and Brexit one with the potential to doom the European Union, NATO and other pillars of the trans-Atlantic alliance.
But as tens of millions of French voters prepare to cast ballots Sunday, indicators suggest that the populist wave is likely to bypass Gallic shores.
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“It’s actually not very hard at all
what’s hard, is making it feel hard.
You can’t understand what I’m saying”
To Sharia or not to Sharia....
Out of fear and cowardice France will chose Merkel.
Who does this guy think he is, Jackie Chiles?
LE MACRO, BIG !
Book it !
Elites are NOT going to allow anyone else to win.
Au Revoir France. Better them then us.
I couldn’t care less; just as long as the Frogs don’t expect young American Men to pull their fat out of the Kraut/Mudslime/sharia fire again.
Washington Pest for the Communist
This isn’t France like we remember it. Although Napoleon doesn’t count when it comes to France having brass.
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