Le Pen and the Rise of French Extremism

What Le Pen means for France and the West.

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has tried hard to shed the anti-Semitic baggage of her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of the National Front party, who once called the Holocaust a “detail of history.” She has even made an attempt to court France’s embattled Jewish community by posturing as their defender against Islamic radicals, Muslims now having replaced Jews as the leading targets of National Front animus. This is part of a larger project for the National Front to go mainstream and to become more acceptable to middle-of-the-road French voters.

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Le Pen and the Rise of French Extremism

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