Those odds seem pretty generous though. I think the gap would be way bigger for Macron.
I'm kinda the opposite of a Francophile but I do like current events.
Disappointed that "L'horreur" didn't make it into the thread title.
Oh cool, turnout is down sharply from past elections.
Let Pen conceded. 65-35. That has to be good, right? My gut would say that if anybody was going to show up, it would be the rabid racists. So maybe the margin is even better than it would seem? Hopefully, anyhow.
my thinking, as well
@Finn McCool Disappointed that "L'horreur" didn't make it into the thread title.
That would have been good! My thread titles are usually boring/straightforward
All eyes on the legislative elections in June.
In France? Why don't they do them all at once?
A sizable portion of the ballots were left blank in protest, certainly a risky gambit.
I read some NYT stuff on the election that said people who supported the far left candidate were agonizing over whether to not vote or cast a blank ballot, which I didn't understand.
The ballot blanc is a French tradition dating back to L'Révolution.
@Finn McCool A sizable portion of the ballots were left blank in protest, certainly a risky gambit.
fuckin bernie bros
dan_johnson yesterdayFraternité Bernaise.