Speaking at a rally in northeast Paris on Monday, Le Pen did not mince her words when denouncing migration as a “tragedy for France” rather than an opportunity.
If elected president, the far-right politician promised to lead France out of the chaos to which she said it risks due to its “porous” borders.
“I will protect you. My first measure as president will be to reinstate France’s borders,” Le Pen announced, claiming that mass migration resulted in foreigners’ feeling more at home in France than French citizens themselves.
“The French sometimes have fewer rights than foreigners – even illegal ones,” she said.
Rounding up support for her anti-EU and anti-globalist cause less than a week before the French head to the polls, Le Pen described the choice the people face as the one “between a France that is rising again and a France that is sinking.”
She then slammed her rivals for being proponents of “savage globalization.”
As Le Pen spoke, however, a FEMEN protester leaped onto the stage, throwing a bunch of flowers at the politician and briefly baring her breasts before being grabbed and carried away by security guards.
Le Pen says she would radically change the course of France in Europe, exiting the Schengen agreement and the Eurozone once in the Elysee Palace.
“I want to give France its freedom back, I want to take it out of jail,” she said…