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Macron can redraw France's political map

Under him as president, a new progressive political system that is based on a synthesis of social policies and liberalisation could gradually emerge.

Mr Macron has broken through traditional party and political-identity barriers by reaching out to voters across the political spectrum.


MANY commentators have described Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential election as a triumph for the centre right because he received votes that otherwise would have gone to the scandal-plagued mainstream conservative candidate, François Fillon.

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