Le Pen’s ‘Europe of nations’ genie is firmly out of the bottle

The concept of the greater good has been well and truly abandoned, writes Susan O'Keeffe

1st April, 2017
Le Pen at a rally in Lille this week Pic: Getty

Marine Le Pen, the hard right French politician, was chilling this week when she talked on television about the ‘toxicity’ of immigrants but then, her National Front party has always believed that France is for the French and the French alone. Le Pen is currently in the middle of an extraordinary presidential election battle in France where polls place her as the outsider, but in a race of (in reality) just two candidates, surrounded by...

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