“Anything but a Macron victory would be a disaster for the American hegemonists”?
This is an interesting question, the American Hegmonists in the Globalist Context are the Money Power and the BIS, Wall Street, City of London part of that faction. Macron is a Rothschild operative.
Instructive on this question is this article by Whitney Webb from 2016 and a 2016 email leaked from Hilary Clintons Server.
Arguably Putin is the Rothschilds man in the Russian Federation and the Russian Central Bank has been lax in pressing home the advantages of the CHess master strategy laid out here. https://en.paperblog.com/grandmaster-putin-s-golden-trap-ii-1095049/ that’s from December 2014.
The wider context is tracked in this Blog I did here.
For this time , truly to be different as you say John a major defection to the Prometheus Side of humanity is required not just in France but in the starting assumptions we all adopt whilst confronting the established binary presentation of political realities.