The leader of the National Rally has announced her candidacy for the presidential election of 2022. Taking advantage of the crisis against the pension reform and the anger of the French towards Macron, Marine Le Pen is inspired by a populist strategy that has already proven itself , underlines the foreign press.
“No surprise”, Judge Time after Marine Le Pen announced, during her vows to the press Thursday, January 16, her candidacy for the presidential election of 2022.
A “announcement, in itself, expected ” adds the Swiss daily, but above all a way of “challenge the outgoing head of state in an electoral duel, who had beaten her severely in 2017 “.
If the announcement comes early – more than two years before the election -, “the time is right ”, added Time : municipal elections will take place on March 15 and 22 while France “is in the midst of a retirement crisis ”.
The only alternative
A crisis of which “the beneficiary”Is undoubtedly Marine Le Pen, judge Der Standard, from Austria. Because “Without even lifting a finger”, the leader of the National Rally “is more popular than ever”, Adds Die Zeit, recalling that his speeches are now rare.
Its success is indicative of President Macron’s weaknesses. It capitalizes on the anger created by the presidential policy. “
Indeed, the opposition to the Head of State continues to grow, evidenced by the current