Marine Le Pen Backed By 26% of French Youth

Helene Hofman, Global Post, April 10, 2012

A new poll by French newspaper Le Monde shows that more than a quarter of first-time voters would back the far-right Front National candidate Marine Le Pen for president.

AGI reports that the latest CSA poll found that 26 percent of voters aged between 18 and 24 favored Le Pen going into the Apr. 22 French presidential election.

The poll says that Socialist candidate Francois Hollande is just behind with 25 percent, while the incumbent president Nicolas Sarkozy has 17 percent and the hard line left-wing Jean-Luc Melenchon has 16 percent.

Le Pen took over the leadership of the Front National from her father, Jean Marie Le Pen, in 2011, a profile compiled by the BBC states.  He unexpectedly made it through to the second round of the 2002 presidential election, eventually being defeated by Jacques Chirac.

An analysis piece by Macleans argues that the CSA poll result is “no coincidence”, adding that “when no candidate offers realistic hope, resentment becomes more appealing.”

Campaigning for the presidential election began officially on Monday, with advertisements supporting the 10 candidates being broadcast on television and radio, and campaign posters appearing across the country, RTT News reports.

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  • loyalwhitebriton

    If the Front National win the French general election it will shockwaves throughout Europe. To nationalists, in Europe, and indeed, the US, it would be a real ‘pick-me-up’; proof positive that Nationalist politics really can occupy the ‘top-table’, as opposed to being constantly associated with so-called ‘right wing fringe extremist’ groups. 
    If Marine Le Pen becomes President of our closest enemy (ahem, neighbour) I don’t think I’ll stop grinning for a month. I’m actually looking forward to seeing the wails of self-righteous indignation from our ‘chattering classes’ in the media and political establishment. No doubt ‘Call me Dave’ Cameron will spew the usual ‘liberal outrage’ platitudes – to placate the BBC; whilst in the background, the 1922 Committee will be rubbing their hands, and savouring every moment (and rightly so).
    It’ll be interesting, to say the least.
    For French Patriot news, in English, http://galliawatch.blogspot.co.uk  

  • I would like to dream but ..  how can they have the numbers to even come close to winning?  Massive media indoctrination plus immigrants voting = built-in anti-nationalist majority

  • Unperson

    This is splendid news — not just because the numbers are so good, but because it is the youth vote. We constantly hear how “white solidarity is for old bigoted granddads who are dying off, and the new generation coming up will be colorblind and loving.” And yet 26% of those same young men and women — despite the perennial demonizing of the FN in the French media — are turning to Mme. Le Pen and her “xenophobic” “far right” “extremism.” Getting 26% of the 18-24 votes is better than getting 26% of the general voting population. It also bodes well for the decades to come.

    An outright win by Mme. Le Pen is probably too much to hope for at this point, so let’s not raise our expectations unrealistically. But even a strong third or (please God!) second place showing would at least vigorously shake up the status quo in France — and for that throughout Europe and even beyond.

    Bonne courage, Madame!

  • ViktorNN

    Amazing story – good luck to the Front National in the upcoming elections.

  • KenelmDigby

    Perhaps there is hope for France yet.
    Brain-washing multi-culti propaganda evidently hasn’t worked on a section of French youth.Uluckily for the elitists there appears to be an unshakeable core that is impervious and hostile to the nation wrecking schemes of the political class – if the youth hasn’t been brainwashed by now (multi -racialism has been going on for generations in France now), they never will be.

  • Mahound

    She will become president at some point, probably not this election, but then the next one.

    • Zorro

      Can France wait that long?

  • No

    Intellectuals all agree that in modern times, you can’t start a revolution without college students. 

    I don’t know if that’s true.  But I do know that many white male American high school students check in to the Internet (sites like this) and they understand that the multi-cult message they’re getting from “educators” (and often parents) is garbage.

    White male college students see themselves graduating and having to move back into mom and dad’s house while minorities get a free ride.

    (I specifiy white males because I sense that many white females are still enamored with blacks and multiculturalism . . . but they too will change eventually.)

    So it’s a great thing for our young white Americans to see kids in France taking a stand against the lies.

  • MissBonnie123

    You are correct. Also, the white young people are getting tired of hearing how bad their race is, how they oppressed nonwhites, how they should feel eternal shame, etc. while they hear the nonwhites being told to celebrate their cultures and histories.

    The multicultural propaganda is beginning to come back to haunt the multiculturalists.

  • SintiriNikos

    This is the best news I’ve read in a long, long time. Vive la France!

  • njguy83

    What a nice, positive story. Someone also mentioned that “french” youth probably includes all the north africans, etc so the actual percentage is probably at least ten points higher.

  • I wish we had someone like her running for president here. She really speaks her mind and is fearless. She doesn’t require a teleprompter to put a journalist in his place.  Galliawatch has a lot of good videos of her just slamming them into their place.  In addition to Galliawatch, there are a number of really good pro-France sites documenting the problems with immigrants and the EU. Nations Presse, Novopress, F. Desouche and Defrancisation are some of the best sites.

  • Zorro

    Well, there is a website called the National Inflation Association which made several videos over the last few months. Two that come right to mind are, “The College Conspiracy”, and “Meltup”.

    You can view both videos on their website, or watch them on You Tube.

  • Zorro

    I have two friends whose wives both just had their sixth children. Most people I know have at least three. But it is a shame for good men and women not to marry, and have children, and provide those children with good homes in which to grow up in.