In just a couple of months, French voters will go to the polls to elect their next president. It’s already turning into a divisive campaign, with the onetime conservative front-runner François Fillon deeply wounded by a corruption scandal and facing stiff competition from both the far right Marine Le Pen and the upstart “radical centrist” Emmanuel Macron.

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the COP21 summit in Paris, Nov. 30, 2015 (Screengrab from video courtesy The White House)

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the COP21 summit in Paris, Nov. 30, 2015 (Screengrab from video courtesy The White House)

In the face of all this, some French voters are apparently hoping another candidate could come in and clean up the mess. The problem, however, is that their proposed president isn’t actually French.

In fact, he used to be the president of the United States.  More…