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Count all the votes! • No repudiation of Trump • Macron sticks up for western values

November 5, 2020

It's the Foreign Influence Podcast, with American Bill Poorman and Dutchman Nikolaj Groeneweg, taking you on a humorously serious and seriously humorous romp through the week's international events! Did you hear there was an election in the US yesterday? Well, we've got you covered with trenchant analysis and commentary, including:

• Count all the votes! As expected, Trump is trying to prevent all the votes from being counted. Bernie called it.

• Even if Biden wins, it's a hugely disappointing result since it's clearly not a repudiation of Trump, his performance in office, and his values.

• We've long thought the present and future of western values were on the ballot in the US this time. Elsewhere, Pres. Macron of French is doing his part to stick up for them.

• China could still have an opening to dominate the 21st century.

• For the song we finish the episode with, check out March of the Mindless by Casper.

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Bill & Nikolaj