French political turmoil highlights ‘normalisation of far-right politics’, professional says | EUROtoday

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The current political turmoil in France following President Macron’s shock announcement of early normal elections is highlighting the “normalisation of far-right politics”, stated Katy Brown, Postdoctoral Fellow at Maynooth University. As French media focuses on the current ousting of The Republicans’ chief after a proposed alliance with the far proper, Brown stated extra consideration ought to be paid to the “mainstreaming of exclusionary politics with people at the sharp end of far-right politics suffering the consequences the most”.