This is it! Macron v. Le Pen to be decided Sunday

We will know who the new President of France is soon enough. I am just posting this to remind myself that the winner of the presidential election will be announced on TV on Sunday.   This wraps up a frantic final week of the election race, one in which Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen…

French politics news: Francois Hollande throws in the towel

The big news today in the French presidential election is that Socialist one-term President Francois Hollande announced today he is not going to run again.  This news may shock some people but I sort of figured that something like this might happen, given Hollande’s absolute rock-bottom poll numbers and all the stories circulating about members…