Tag Archives: Marine Le Pen

LE PEN HUMILIATES BRUSSELS WITH TWO-FINGERED SALUTE

With weeks to go before the people of the European Union go to the polls to elect the Members of the European Party (MEP) the populist parties are intruding on their space and reducing the EU’s impact on foreign affairs. One is reminded of a frustrated mum screaming at her rebellious children to behave whilst her truculent brats are dismissive of her threats.

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NATIONALIST ITALY AT WAR WITH FRENCH GLOBALISM

The latest ruckus adds to tensions between the Italian authorities and France, which have on several occasions clashed over the issue of refugees and illegal migration in recent months. Italy’s Ambassador to France Teresa Castaldo was summoned on Monday by European Affairs Minister Nathalie Loiseau’s chief of staff after Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio accused Paris of being responsible for the migrant crisis, according to a French diplomatic source.

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FRANCE GRABS THE SWEEPING BRUSH

According to a recent Ifop poll, which for 80 years has been the industry benchmark for opinion polls and market research, Marine Le Pen holds a large lead over Emmanuel Macron. Le Pen’s National Rally (RN), receives 23.5 per cent of support, while beleaguered Emmanuel Macron’s La Republique en Marche (LREM) has only 15 per cent of support.

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