In Paris, 'almost' foolproof Harry's Bar votes Hillary

A bartender makes drinks at Harry's New York Bar in Paris late on November 8, 2016, as American expatriots gather to watch the US presidential election resultsHillary Clinton scored a landslide victory in a traditional Harry’s Bar “straw poll”, garnering 513 votes to 188 for Donald Trump at the legendary Paris watering hole. In fact, Harry’s has missed the mark only twice in nine decades — first when Democrat Jimmy Carter won in 1976 and then in 2004, when Republican George W. Bush was re-elected. Frenchman Michel Michel, who runs a gay bar in Paris, said he hoped the straw poll was right, fearing repercussions beyond US shores of a homophobic Trump presidency.

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