Marine Le Pen sets the Tone for her Presidential Campaign

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Marine Le Pen displays her campaign logo for the French presidential campaign

The president of the Front National on Wednesday inaugurated her campaign GQ, located rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, less than two kilometers from the Elysee. The opportunity for it to present its logo of her campaign.

Marine Le Pen threw down the gauntlet on Wednesday for five months of the presidential election, the foundation of her campaign inaugurating her seat, “L’Escale”, and unveiling a logo supposed to present the Front National candidate in unifying, beyond the cleavage of the right or left.

The name of the far-right appears nowhere in the new headquarters, located in western Paris, where the campaign team chose to display the formula “in the name of the people” and a blue rose, emblem a campaign which kicks off officially given in February.

A pink and blue “to gather the French”

“The rose is a flower that has been likened to the left, the blue color identified with the right. Luckily, (…) the project of mine is intended to bring together all the French”, said the president of the National Front.

“There is no thorns, they were left to the Socialist Party”, she has on its premises installed rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. “Here is the Escale. We hope the evening of the second round, we have only to descend the 1.7 km that separate us from the Elysee “, said Marine Le Pen, leaving the media cure it imposed on itself during 2016.

“We are in a position to complete the final preparation of this presidential campaign will start officially in early February in the presidential seats”  to be held on the 5th and 6th February in Lyon.

A campaign of strategic consulting

Meanwhile, the president of FN provides occasional trips and occasional meetings but in his entourage, it is considered impossible to do battle as the primary right, imminent, and that of the left, for January , have not taken place.

“We have no candidate in front of us. We can fight, but that fight? Fighting what “ Judge David Rachline, coordinator of the presidential campaign.

Wednesday, the FN has also unveiled its strategic council campaign consists of thirty people, including representatives of the two divergent tendencies, the vice-president Florian Philippot, holding an anti-Euro online and Marion Maréchal-Le Pen, incarnation of a more traditional conservatism.

Polls of recent weeks all predict a Marine Le Pen qualified for the second round of presidential elections, but give beaten in the final by Alain Juppé and Nicolas Sarkozy if either wins the primary of the right and center.

Example Trump

The president of FN nevertheless hope that the victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential election, a few months after the Brexit, will nourish its own dynamics and welcomed the failure of “conditioning attempts of opinion”.

“My election is presented as impossible. The French to make it possible”, she said on Wednesday.

The choice of a pink campaign logo by his daughter has in any case not the taste of Jean-Marie Le Pen who wrote on twitter, in German: “Keine Rose ohne Dornen! (no rose without thorns! “.


Jean-Marie Le Pen, who disputes the demonization of his daughter strategy will know on Thursday if the High Court of Nanterre (Hauts-de-Seine) confirms or cancels its exclusion from the Front, National delivered on 20th August, 2015. The ousting of the patriarch was decided by Marine Le Pen after his repeated statements about the gas chambers.

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