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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Media Scoundrels Celebrate Monied Interests Triumphing in France
by Stephen Lendman
On Sunday, privilege triumphed over populism in France, globalism over nationalism, continuity over hoped for change, dirty business as usual over governance serving everyone equitably.
Media scoundrels are joyous. Things went their way. They're consistently on the wrong side of virtually everything mattering most to most people.
The NYT hailed Marcon's triumph, calling him a "political neophyte committed to the European Union, economic reform and traditional liberalism, as president of France offered powerful relief to everyone who had feared that France could become the next country to succumb to the wave of populism, nationalism and anti-globalism sweeping through Western democracies."
Fact: He's no "political neophyte," far from it. He's a former Rothschild investment banker. His En March! party represents dirty business as usual
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