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So despite the decline of the far right and the rise of the Greens, Macron feels the need to swing right to ward off the challenge of Le Pen?

That doesn't say much for his opinion of the collective forces of the left.

And if there is no such thing as police brutality, can a policeman ever be charged with a crime? That seems to be a page out of the Trump manual as if Black lives matter had never happened.

Brexit and the far right response to Covid seems to have undermined their support and yet Macron is more worried about them? pity their left couldn't get their act together under one candidate for the Presidential election.

At least Macron seems to be playing a more positive role within the EU. I expect him to use Brexit to shore up his position in France by taking a hard line against Perfidious Albion.

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