Marine Le Pen Draws Huge Crowd in Final Paris Rally

Marine Le Pen Draws Huge Crowd in Final Paris Rally, by Chris Tomlinson.

Marine Le Pen, 2005Marine Le Pen and new ally Nicolas Dupont-Aignan spoke to a crowd of thousands, slamming Emmanuel Macron as the “candidate of continuity”, and promised to restore order and jobs to France. … President François Hollande [is] the most unpopular French leader in modern history. …

Even before the rally began, the lively crowd broke into spontaneous singing of the French national anthem and chants of “Marine President!”. …

Le Pen also hit out at the media in France saying: “It is forbidden under pain of excommunication to call for [support for] a second round candidate who isn’t the system’s candidate. … The adversary of the people is still the world of finance. But this time, it has a name, a face, a party,” Le Pen said noting the background of Macron as a former banker.

hat-tip Philip Barton