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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Brussels, Washington and French Aristocracy for Macron
by Stephen Lendman
European and US elites consider Le Pen forbidden fruit – for wanting French sovereignty restored through Frexit, the country out of NATO, and improved relations with Russia – anathema notions for globalists and warmakers.
Macron as president assures continuity, favoring imperial and monied interests, harming humanity. Washington calls the shots. France, other EU/NATO countries, and most others salute and obey.
Outgoing French President Francois Hollande called on voters to support Macron in runoff voting. So did French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault.
Losing conservative candidate Francois Fillon jumped on the Macron bandwagon before official results were announced, urging his supporters to renounce Le Pen.
So did (right-wing) Socialist party's Benoit Hamon. Leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon isn't endorsing either runoff candidate. Republican People's Union candid
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