France: What is behind Macron's drastic fall in popularity?

When Emmanuel Macron became the fresh, young face of the French presidency four months ago, he did so with a landslide of support from voters who were looking for a new type of leader.

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    When Emmanuel Macron became the fresh, young face of the French presidency four months ago, he did so with a landslide of support from voters who were looking for a new type of leader.

    But things have quickly turned sour, according to the polls, which show his popularity has evaporated faster than almost any other leader.

     

    Al Jazeera's David Chater reports from Paris.


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