Judged by press attention, there was only one winner in France last night. Marine Le Pen was mobbed by television crews at an impromptu press conference today.
Le Pen has enormous leverage now. She is playing very hard to get over how she will advise supporters to vote in the second round.
The first round of the French presidential election produced a clear winner. And it wasn’t the man who came first.
Uncertainty in Holland and France has rocked the DOW Jones and the FTSE
One can argue about the value of polls, but there is no doubt they give us some interesting insights into the political story of the moment