Twitter Reacts to Emmanuel Macron’s Win

PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 17, 2017 : Emmanuel Macron in meeting, the great gathering, at Paris Bercy, AccorHotels Arena, for the french presidential election of 2017 with his political party en marche. (see bottom of article for credit)

When Emmanuel Macron won the French presidential election on Sunday May 7, world leaders, celebrities, and citizens alike turned to the place where all usernames are created equal: Twitter.

There were leaders’ hopes for cooperation…


Francois Hollande: “I called Emmanuel Macron to warmly congratulate him on the election. I wished him all the best for success in our country.”

Congratulations on beating his opponent Marine Le Pen, who was widely seen as being racist and xenophobic…

Comparisons to macarons

And, of course, jokes about France…

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