Bellwether

Fox News executive vice president and executive editor talks rise of France's populist candidate for president

Veiled surprise: Lebanon, meet Le Pen

Sometimes, it’s not what’s in your head, but on it -- or rather not on it – that gets you remembered. France’s populist candidate for President, Marine Le Pen, just had such a mome...

The far-right French leader Marine Le Pen, gestures as she speaks with Byblos mayor Ziad Hawat during her visit to the ancient port city of Byblos, north of Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Le Pen has arrived in Beirut to meet with the Lebanese head of state and leading Christian figures. The National Front leader is hoping to burnish her credentials as a defender of Christians in the Middle East, ahead of France's April 23 presidential elections. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

Is Le Pen mightier than the sword?

A French presidential candidate who could easily be called France’s Donald Trump has put the expected direction of the country very much in doubt.

New England Patriots' Dont'a Hightower (L) and Kyle Van Noy celebrate after New England recovered the ball during the fourth quarter against the Atlanta Falcons at Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas, U.S., on February 5, 2017. REUTERS/Adrees Latif - RTX2ZR9O

Texas to the NFL: Stop playing games

They say “Don’t mess with Texas” for a reason. And if the National Football League wants to avoid getting blindsided, it might want to think twice about what that advice means.