…. and here’s why the upcoming election today in France is important to the world!
🇫🇷 … excellent post!
This Sunday, the people of France will head to the polls to elect a new president. I have been following the election, though not as closely as I might have liked, given all the other issues that occupy my mind and time these days. Though there are eleven candidates in the running, it seems clear that the results of the first round will come down to four: Marine LePen, François Fillon, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, and Emmanuel Macron.
Now, caught up as we are in our own Trumpian-drama here in the U.S., some might ask why the French election matters to us. The simple answer is that this election may be the deciding factor in whether the EU survives the remainder of this decade. Whether you like the concept of globalization or not, it is a fact of life, it is here to stay, and the peoples of this earth are connected…
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