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Today: Marine Le Pen's dilemna

April 9th, 2015

Episode 265 of 1273 episodes

France’s far right Front National has been plunged in an all-out war between its Head, Marine Le Pen and her father Jean-Marie – who founded the party - after he belittled the Holocaust and defended the French wartime leader Marshal Petain in a radio interview. In an unprecedented attack, Marine Le Pen said her father "seems to have entered a veritable spiral between a scorched earth strategy and political suicide". She also added she will try to stop him from standing in polls later this year. Sir Anthony Seldon is a writer, historian and headmaster of Wellington College and Benedicte Paviot, is a French journalist.