#1 ]How France Voted by algernonpj 07.05.2017 21:05

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How sad.

How France Voted

By GREGOR AISCH, MATTHEW BLOCH, K.K. REBECCA LAI and BENOÎT MORENNE MAY 7, 2017

Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency over the right-wing nationalist Marine Le Pen in a sweeping victory that resounded across the country. The result bolstered the European Union and showed the limits of Ms. Le Pen’s far-right message.

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But Mr. Macron, a political newcomer who campaigned on a centrist, pro-Europe platform, gained widespread support from voters who rejected him in the first round. The vote preserved a French political tradition of mainstream parties working together to bar candidates from the far right, known as the Republican Front. Many voters said they saw him as the lesser of two evils.

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https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017...-maps.html?_r=0

#2 RE: ]How France Voted by Cincinnatus 07.05.2017 23:56

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France is dying.

#3 RE: ]How France Voted by PzLdr 08.05.2017 08:37

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Quote: Cincinnatus wrote in post #2
France is dying.


France is dead. Has been since 22 JUN 1940. Since then, it's been all smoke and mirrors...

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