France’s millennials on why they’re supporting Marine Le Pen: ‘We are the future and this is what we want’

France’s millennials on why they’re supporting Marine Le Pen: ‘We are the future and this is what we want‘, by Chloe Farand.

“To save France,” said another boy in the group, who was also too young to go to the ballot box. “Whatever is going on now cannot continue.”

Many echoed  Ms Le Pen’s key campaign pledges including controlled borders and the revival of France’s political and economic sovereignty and security …

As queues formed in front of two kiosks selling sandwiches and hot drinks, one man said: “At least here they sell French crepes instead of kebabs.” …

“There are many young people like me, who are holding public offices,” she said. “Young people are very attracted by the Front National because it is mainly young people, who feel concerned about mass immigration. They are living it every day.

“The Front National also believes in young people because it believes in the future and it gives a place to young people. The party has trusted me by putting my name on a ballot paper and like me there are dozens of young people being elected into office for the party. …

A recent study by Ipsos, found that in the first round of the election, 30 per cent of young people aged between 18 and 24-years-old cast their ballots for for far-left candidate Mr Melenchon,  21 per cent voted for Ms Le Pen and 18 per cent for her remaining rival, Emmanuel Macron.

hat-tip Stephen Neil