‘I will do it in France,’ she said and hailed the British who had ‘the courage to choose their destiny’ by voting to leave the EU.
The leader of France’s far-right National Front set the tone for her French presidency campaign by calling to fight an Islamist ‘offensive’ and take the country to the polls over EU membership if she is elected next spring.
…The candidate for the April-May election pledged to back the ‘France of the forgotten, the abandoned and the voiceless’.
…Along with the economy, the relationship between France’s Muslims and non-Muslims has been a recurring theme as presidential hopefuls have kicked off their campaigns.
Ms Le Pen claimed she was right before all other presidential hopefuls because her traditional issues are now at the centre of the political debate and have found a ‘considerable resonance’ among French voters.
…Following the British precedent, Ms Le Pen promised to hold a nationwide referendum on whether France should leave or remain in the European Union if she is elected president.
Funny how people are reacting badly to having the terms of living their homeland redefined without the ‘consent of the governed’.