France’s far right reaps political gains as fears of terrorism grow

November 25, 2015 12:18 AM

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France’s far right reaps political gains as fears of terrorism grow

AMIENS, France — After years of shouting from the sidelines of French politics about the dangers of unchecked immigration, open borders and radical Islam, Marine Le Pen had a message this week for the French establishment: I told you so.

“We tried to warn them,” the far-right leader told a crowd of hundreds of cheering supporters in this northern French city, “but we were never heard.”

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