Democracy of late has taken some hard hits around the world with the “Populist” movement gaining support in the last decade, but yesterday brought a couple of signs of hope. In France, President Emmanuel Macron retained his seat against the populist Marine LePen in a vote of 58.5% to 41.5% … a far wider margin than had been projected earlier in the week! Neoconservative writer Bill Kristol wrote about the French election results and why it is a good sign not only for France, but also for other democracies including the U.S.
Vive la France!
Macron beats Le Pen like a drum. Democracy wins.
by William Kristol
April 24, 2022 3:43 PM
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French President Emmanuel Macron has won re-election over Marine Le Pen with about 58 percent of the vote to Le Pen’s 42 percent. This is…
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