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НЬЮ-ЙОРК – Возможность победы Эммануэля Макрона на президентских выборах во Франции вызвала вздох облегчения во всем мире. По крайней мере, Европа не пойдет путем протекционизма, на который президент Дональд Трамп заставляет встать США.

Но сторонники глобализации пока еще должны держать шампанское в ведре со льдом: число протекционистов и сторонников «нелиберальной демократии» продолжает увеличиваться во многих других странах. И те факты, что открытое ханжество и явная ложь могут дать столько голосов на выборах, сколько получил Трамп в США, и что придерживающийся ультраправых взглядов кандидат Марин Ле Пен будет участвовать 7 мая во втором туре голосования с Макроном, должны вызывать глубокую тревогу.

Некоторые полагают, что плохое управление Трампа и его очевидная некомпетентность должны сильно повлиять на уменьшение энтузиазма от популистских идей и в других регионах. Кроме того, избиратели «ржавого пояса» США, которые поддержали Трампа в период голосования, почти наверняка будут находиться в худшем состоянии через четыре года, и мыслящие избиратели наверняка это поймут.

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