Informit article: The Macron victory

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Abstract:

A recent ‘Time Magazine’ cover encapsulated the new French presidency: Emmanuel Macron, with his slightly eerie and vacuous smile (imagine this: a French president smiling a l’Americaine – with his teeth showing), can be seen emerging from the shadows, as if to illustrate the sinister forces that manufactured the former banker, a previously little-known and unelected candidate, as the country’s premier political force. The subtitle evocatively postulates the country’s new political front lines: ‘The battle for France is over. But the war between globalism and nationalism is just getting started’. Are we witnessing an electoral political paradigm shift?

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