France’s Macron is the centre’s political litmus test

France’s Macron is the centre’s political litmus test

Emmanuel Macron is a centrist at a time in global politics when, to borrow from Yeats, it had seemed as if the centre cannot hold. But with his victory in the French presidential election it has held, if only for now. Germans vote in September, Britain is moving towards its Brexit, and Donald Trump remains a destabilising force, as he

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