Gird your loins for the first round of the 2022 French election this Sunday, which will decide the final two candidates to face-off for the presidency on 24 April. All signs are pointing to a two-horse race between President Macron and Marine Le Pen, who this week has reached her highest ever polling rates. A Harris Interactive poll on Monday suggested Le Pen’s campaign had captured 48.5 per cent of voter intentions in an opinion poll of a likely second round runoff against Emmanuel Macron. Challenges, the business weekly which published the poll, added that Macron's lead still ranged between 53-47 per cent and 58-42 per cent. Emmanuel Macron versus the extreme right looks like it’s going to be a much…
Bernard-Henri Lévy: ‘the French people will not give ourselves over to Le Pen’
Par Eilidh Hargreaves
Article published in Tatler, April 07, 2022
As it comes down to Macron versus the extreme right, the French philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy speaks to Tatler – and holds nothing back.