Forget Brexit, here comes Marine Le Pen

Forget Brexit, here comes Marine Le Pen

Last Sunday’s results of the first round might have prompted a sigh of relief. There is still a very real chance that Marine Le Pen will be France’s next president. For a lot of people, I feel, it hasn’t sunk in how disruptive that would be. This column from Politico Europe is worth a read. Key quote: ยซMuch more than Brexit ever did, Le Penโ€™s policies present a great threat to the EU and to the liberal, democratic, Western status quo. Thatโ€™s something that everybody โ€” and French voters in particular โ€” need to understand.ยปโ€Œ

From Weekly Filet #390, in April 2022.

๐Ÿ’” Some older links might be broken โ€” that's the state of the web, sadly. If you find one, ping me.

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