“This should serve a cautionary tale for the Democratic Party. Many American liberals will no doubt continue to maintain that Macron’s brand of technocratic centrism, “neither right nor left,” is the prescription for defeating President Trump. But there’s absolutely no evidence to support that, and Hillary Clinton’s failure to stop Trump in November should have put an end to this kind of thinking.”
Three months after his huge win, the French neoliberal darling has seen his popularity crumble. It’s no surprise. A few months ago Emmanuel Macron was on top of the world.