Why A Once-Fringe Candidate Is Now A Serious Contender For The French Presidency

FiveThirtyEight Politics

Apr 21 2022 • 45 mins

Galen Druke speaks with POLITICO Europe's Cornelius Hirsch and Clea Caulcutt about the dynamics at play in the French presidential election. As Emanuel Macron has occupied the middle of the political spectrum in France, with a focus on cooperation among European nations, the opposition parties have moved toward a nationalist, populist agenda.