France: Has Sunday’s Defeat Dashed Le Pen’s Presidential Hopes?

Posted by John Rosenthal

Following its strong showing in the first round of France’s regional elections on December 6, The National Front and party leader Marine Le Pen came crashing back to earth last Sunday in the second round of elections. Having gone down to defeat in a region where the National Front is especially strong, can it now be assumed that Le Pen will likewise fall short on the national level in France’s 2017 presidential elections? The answer is: No.

For the reasons, see my new article on Geopolitical Monitor here.

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