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French Elections: Last Week Tonight

The presidential election in France could determine the political future of Europe. Normally one could be forgiven for thinking that the French election is of no major consequence to the US.

But in this case given that Great Britain has already voted to leave the EU, if France also leaves the European Union things will change radically for Europe.

The European Union instead of an agreement among equals will become anchored to Germany. John Oliver visits an excessively French bistro to deliver an urgent message to voters.