appears to have defeated Marine Le Pen
in the French presidential election, based on early projections already out:
There was some talk of a possible Le Pen upset––with people citing both Trump and Brexit––but it now appears that’s not happening after all.
The results come just two days after a massive online dump of emails purported to be from the Macron campaign
UPDATE –– 2:18 pm ET:
Le Pen has conceded:
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