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Macron is deluded if he thinks he can persuade Xi to change

7 May 2024

6:54 PM

7 May 2024

6:54 PM

Try as he might Emmanuel Macron and his party are unable to arrest the popularity of the National Rally. A month out from the European elections, the latest poll has their principal candidate, Jordan Bardella, on 32 points, double the score of Macron’s representative, Valerie Hayer.

The latest head of state with dubious ethics to be courted by Macron is Xi Jinping

Hayer and Bardella have clashed twice in recent days in live television debates, and on both occasions Hayer has condemned as ‘shameful’ the National Rally’s benevolence towards Vladimir Putin in the years leading up to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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