Some French Citizens, faced between avaliable choice of electing scandal- hit politicians , are opting to hire Barack Obama as the president of France .
A campaign spreading across France has garnered support with over 40 , 000 people
putting their signature on a petition to have Obama run for the French presidency .
Organizers of the unofficial Obama17 campaign have spread posters across Paris
with the slogan “ Oui on peut” which translates in English to mean “ Yes we can “ .
The organizers of the campaign revealed that they are aiming to get a million signatures by
May 15 th . Though aware that it will bebimpossible for a foreign national to contest for the seat of the president , the organizers
revealed that the current election campaign in France is a failure and that the current situation of their country called for radical
choices. They revealed that Obama has the best resumé in the world to do the job.
“ The French are ready to make radical choices – that is good because we have abradical idea to propose to them, ”
A statement partly read.
” To launch this 6th Republic , we wish to strike a blow by electing a foreign President as the leader of our beautiful country .
“ Barack Obama has completed his second term as President of the United States on
21 January , why not hire him as the President for France ?”
Marine Le Pen, Emmanuel Macron , François Fillon, Benoît Hamon, Jean -Luc Mélenchon are candidates contesting for the President of the French Republic. Most of the candidates have
been hit by scandals thereby causing citizensbto campaign for a foreign president.