GIFT To Putin? Macron Vs. Le Pen: Could A Far-Right Victory Change The Game?

Senior affiliate for the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, Arthur Goldhammer, breaks down the state of France’s contentious presidential runoff.

FILE -Centrist presidential candidate and French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he arrives for a campaign stop Thursday, April 21, 2022 in Saint-Denis, outside Paris. French voters head to polls on Sunday in a runoff vote between centrist incumbent Emmanuel Macron and nationalist rival Marine Le Pen. On Friday, April 22, 2022, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming the BBC tweeted that Macron said France needs to be prepared to take up to 60 million refugees from Africa and the Middle East over the next 20 years because sanctions against Russia will cause economic collapse in Africa. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File) French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen delivers her speech during a campaign rally in Aras, northern France, Thursday, April 21, 2022. Marine Le Pen is facing off against French President Emmanuel Macron and centrist candidate for the reelection in France’s April 24 presidential runoff. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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