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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Anti-Marine Le Pen Shenanigans
by Stephen Lendman
On April 23, first-round voting for France's next president is scheduled. Polls show Le Pen slightly ahead of her main rivals in a race too close to call.
The top two vote-getters will meet in a May 6 runoff election. Anti-Le Penism is intense, reminiscent of how French politician/IMF managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn was forced from office in 2011 over spurious rape charges later dropped.
He was favored to be France's next president in 2012, denied the chance to run because of fabricated charges against him.
France's establishment wants Le Pen denied a chance to succeed Francois Hollande. Media scoundrels denigrate her.
Last week, an arson attempt targeted her Paris headquarters. A quick response by firefighters prevented extensive damage.
Le Pen tweeted: "The extreme left-wing groups are acting with impunity, the government is letting them go, and I demand their
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