Skip to comments.Defiance against the EU reaches record levels in France: Poll
Posted on 01/23/2014 5:48:12 PM PST by Olog-hai
Trust in national and European institutions has hit a record-low in France, according to a recent poll, leading to a feeling of gloom among a growing number of citizens, and perhaps even a rise in support for the reinstatement of the death penalty, EurActiv France reports. [ ]
Trust in others is also falling, underlining a lack of confidence in society which is symptomatic of a broader phenomenon: only 24% of the French think that others can be trusted. The French are highly skeptical of all those who are supposed to represent them, whether politicians, journalists, analysts or trade unions. [ ]
The European Union is no exception. While 42% of French citizens said they trusted the EU in 2009, the percentage has fallen falls to 32% today. [ ]
On the economic level, an increasing number of French citizens demand protectionist measures and a majority of them think there are too many foreigners in France. Even the legitimacy of the death penalty is questioned: half of the French citizens would like to be reinstated, 30 years after it was abolished.
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Ironic, since I think the French have pushed the EU harder than anyone else.
They’ve also enabled Germany’s leadership more than anyone else, while touting their own leadership.
I think the French people poll one way (whine) and VOTE the other way.
Generally speaking, “a people” in a democracy deserve what they get just as WE deserve what we got!
These liberal armies have for decades been creeping up on us, and we as “a people” let them. Now, led by the NEA, the Democratic Party Politicians, and Unions, WE HAVE WHAT WE HAVE!!!
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