The French are known for their towering factories where they still make white flags in anticipation of their next war, cheese and over-priced wines and champagnes.
This article is not a joke or a spoof.
If the French want him, let them have him, with the exception of Muslim countries primarily Kenya, he will not do well in the United States.
Now a petition is calling for an even bigger plot twist: the return of President Barack Obama. As in, French President Barack Obama.
Earlier this week, the Obama 2017 campaign was launched, calling for the former U.S. president to step forward as a candidate in the French election while there’s still time.
Posters for Obama 2017 have been plastered around Paris. The slogan, of course: “Oui on peut,” French for “Yes we can.” And a campaign-style website is gathering signatures to persuade Obama to run.
According to the site’s organizers, some 27,000 people have signed the petition so far. (Source)
February 24, 2017
The political drive is aiming to collect one million voting pledges for the former US president and Nobel prize winner by March 15, and is being pushed with a series of ‘Obama 17’ posters across Paris.
A website dedicated to the cause states that “Barack Obama has the best resume in the world for the job,” and urges radical thinking from the electorate:“To launch this 6th Republic, we wish to strike a blow by electing a foreign President at the head of our beautiful country.”
The statement goes on to explain that this is a fight back against the growth of extreme right parties in the country.