The French Election and the Amazing Vanishing…

The French people have spoken and re-elected President Emmanuel Macron for another 5 years. Or have they and did they? For a foreign observer, one of the oddest and most disturbing things about French presidential elections is that the ostensible results are announced the moment the polls close based only on exit polls, i.e. before the vote count has even begun! This has been going on for decades and Sunday evening was no different.

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