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28 Thoughts An American Had While Watching The Final French Presidential Debate

Apparently their politicians like to yell at each other just as much as ours do.

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Hi, I'm Ryan. I'm an American, and on Wednesday night I tried to watch the final French presidential debate. You should know that I barely have a high school–level understanding of French. Alright, let's do this thing.

5. This is going to be a tough night for Le Pen. The candidates appear to be debating on top of a giant euro coin. This is probably that media bias the far-right is always talking about.

16. Yo, for real, I watched the last debate in France and I gotta say, this thing isn't nearly as fun without the angry leftist grandpa and the bored hot communist.

28. Anyways, that's that. The debate is over. The election's on Sunday. Everyone seems stressed out and angry. I think this lady should probably be president. She seems like she knows what she's talking about.

Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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