Michel Barnier, the Frenchman who negotiated the brexit deal for the European Union is said to consider a run for president of France next year. From a French perspective, he is definitely an accomplished statesman at the international level, but he has been away from domestic politics for some time. A year has become a lifetime in politics, so who knows what will happen. As of today, however, the most likely scenario seems to me a rerun of the last election, namely a run-off between Marine Le Pen and incumbent Emanuel Macron. Read my analysis for the British paper Daily Express here.
Dr. Perron handicapping the French Presidential election for British Express
Dr. Louis Perron
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