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French President Tries To Attract Votes With A Very Hairy Chest

While the Australian election campaign has been about the gotcha questions, the French election has turned into a thirst trap.

The French are also about to head to the polls, and President Emmanuel Macron is doing what he can to attract votes.

The current leader faces a tight battle against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.

In an apparent attempt to appeal to younger voters, Macron’s photographer, Soazig de la Moissonnière, released a series of pictures from the President’s campaign trail on his Instagram.

Nestled in among the shots of Macron is a picture that has sent followers wild with asking, ‘is the hairy chest making a comeback?’.

Sitting casually on a lounge, Macron is seen smiling off into the distance with his shirt unbuttoned.

Comments on the pictures range wildly from claims the chest hair was enhanced via Photoshop, while there’s also speculation he is attempting to appeal to conservative voters by showing “traditional French values”.