Why the demagogues are winning
The triumph of [Marie Le Pen] has less to do with the baser instincts of the voters than with the incompetence of the current leadership.
–Peggy Wente, Globe and Mail, Dec. 12, 2015.
Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Front collapsed in French regional elections Sunday, failing to take a single region after dominating the first round of voting.
–Globe and Mail, Dec. 13, 2015.