[Ed. – There’s no way you’ll ever guess who he picked.]
President Obama threw his support Thursday behind independent French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron, in an unusual endorsement of a candidate in a key ally’s election just three days before voters go to the polls.
The former president in a video clip praised Macron for standing up for “liberal values,” saying that he “appeals to people’s hopes and not their fears.” …
“I am supporting Emmanuel Macron to lead you forward,” Obama said. “En Marche! Vive la France!”