From vox.com

Macron’s party is just over a year old, and Macron himself is a newcomer to politics. Marine Le Pen’s far-right party, once viewed as a serious threat to left leaning supporters is described as “hanging on by a thread”.

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This is very optimistic turn for the future of Europe, which seems to be gearing up for unification in the face of sabre-rattling by Putin, and abandonment by Trump.

Macron is ready to kick some butt, and has been given a mandate to do just that.