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France’s disastrous left-wing victory

Posted on AllSides July 9th, 2024
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In a surprise triumph over the populist National Rally, France’s left-wing political alliance came first in Sunday’s final round of parliamentary elections. The New Popular Front coalition of leftists won 182 seats, President Emmanuel Macron’s party won 168 seats, and the National Rally and its allies won 143 seats.

Many in the Western media are celebrating the National Rally’s failure to secure a parliamentary majority. In some ways we agree that it is a good thing that the National Rally will not control all policy. For, while National Rally seeks to secure France’s borders,...

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