Skip to comments.Populist Le Pen Edges Ahead of Globalist Macron as French Presidentís Approval Hits All-Time Low
Posted on 11/05/2018 9:01:42 AM PST by Mr. Mojo
Marine Le Pens Rassemblement National (RN, formerly Front National) party has moved ahead of beleaguered globalist Emmanuel Macrons En Marche! (LREM) in voting intention polls for 2019s European Union elections.
The Ifop poll, published Sunday, is the first time Le Pens populist conservative party has moved ahead of Macrons recently founded governing LREM centrist group in an EU elections poll, reports Euractiv.
While the latest figures putting Macron at 19 percent resemble only a slight one point fall from the last polling, they see much bigger gains for Le Pen, who has jumped four points to 21 percent in three months. As recently as may, Macrons LREM was polling as high as 27 percent.
The damning headline figures follow an increasingly troubled leadership for President Macron himself. Breitbart London reported last week that his personal approval rating had sunk to an all-time low, with just 21 percent of French voters saying they viewed his presidency favourably.
While his popularity with left-wing voters remained stable, it saw a fall among centrist electors, a crucial group whose support he gained to take the presidency in 2017.
The change of fortunes for Macrons party in the upcoming European-wide elections reflects a broader shift across the continent, with Brussels commentators anticipating the 2019 vote to come down to a challenge between the old globalist establishment and the insurgent populist parties.
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Le Pen and other so-called nationalists are the only hope Europe has. Clearly it is only a fleeting hope at this point however.
The French had their chance. Perhaps after 5 years of macroon, in 2022, they’ll be ready to elect someone who will make France great again and kick the muzzies out.
Le Pen is a socialist herself. She’s not going to save France.
Nationalist Socialism isn’t going to save a country any more than Globalist Socialism will.
France is ungovernable. Their militant labor unions are just too strong. Even attempts at tweaking socialism have resulted in bloody street uprisings.
Socialism will only end in France when it fails.
Agreed. Le Pen or Macron or anyone else it won’t make a differnce. France will be a failed state or a Islamic state. It’s only a matter of time.
failed state both ways...failed Islamic state much much worse!
Marechal is almost 30 years old, and unlike her aunt is socially conservative, devoutly Catholic, and has a very well rounded scope of ideology that moves beyond mere nationalism.
They can come back from being a failed socialist state.
Not so if they become a failed Islamic state. Then it’s over for good.
Nice teeth too. :)
Yes. Gorgeous :). Sound economic views too.
She’s pretty darned cute to boot!
Shia Iran very well may have its Berlin Wall moment (although it’s unlikely), but even if they did it wouldn’t effect the millions of Sunnis in France and Germany. Western Europeans are learning (albeit dangerously late in the game) that assimilation of their imported hordes of Mohammedans is impossible. Without drastic action taken on that front, Europe is finished.
A president with 19% approval. And yet the euros are constantly trashing the U.S. for its Electoral College system.
So 40 years too young to catch Macron's eye, eh?
Good point. Many of them have systems where nobody ever gets a majority but the one that can get the most small parties to sign on in return for some favors and government jobs will get to run things. Somehow that's more democratic than the electoral college.
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