On the one hand Alexis Poulin blames Macron’s ‘bad acting’ saying he imitated Chirac’s French accent as, he claims, the French Presdient usually has a better English accent. On the other hand Time Magazine’s Vivian Walt blames Macron’s ‘fatal mistakes in moments he could have used to his advantage’. She says ‘he is his own worst enemy’.
In This Story: France
France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.