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Damned Europe

Europe's suicidal tendency is summed up in Islamism, populism and anti-Semitism.

Alexandra Laignel-Lavastine. La pensée egarée. Grasset, 2015

The French political landscape is shaking. In two years, at the next presidential election, the climax will be many are waiting for and everyone fears: Navy blue victory in the first round of the election with the far-right party candidate Marine Le Pen in the lead, will in all probability get the most support. To avoid moral and political ruin in a decisive election two weeks later, both the left and the traditional center-right must gather around one candidate. The last time, in 2002, when Le Pen's father ousted Socialist Lionel Jospin, left-wing voters kept their noses shut as they put the ballot paper in the ballot box to support conservative Jacques Chirac. The use of a glove is not permitted. A new choice between plague and cholera in the next presidential election in two years' time is the elephant in the French public debate. . .

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