The outcome of the French presidential elections this weekend marked the end of the Merkozy era and a possibly a pivotal point in Europe’s political and economic landscape.
The newly elected president Francois Hollande is a socialist, who doesn’t favour austerity measures or any tax and pension reforms.
Does Hollande have his head in the sand? Does he think that money comes out of thin air?
Watch below Business Insider deputy editor Joe Weisenthal explain how this French election will impact Europe.
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