Fierce tax protests put France's Macron in a bind


Fierce tax protests put France's Macron in a bindEmmanuel Macron has pledged to restore disillusioned voters' trust in government by diligently delivering on his election promises, but his refusal to bow to the demands of tax protesters could hobble his presidency, experts say. The "yellow vest" movement, which degenerated into street clashes and vandalism in Paris over the weekend, has emerged as the most serious challenge yet for the reform-minded former investment banker.