He once was politically responsible as Minister of Economic Affairs and stands for a strong "yes" to Europe. She leads a party, which for decades fights against liberal democracy, and wants France out of the EU and the Euro. When the French go to the polls on sunday, the candidates differ very much. Emmanuel Macron or Marine Le Pen - social-liberal centre or extreme right.
Our representative, Europe wide survey from the series "eupinions" shows: Macron against Le Pen is the result of a longer development. Actually in France the political gap between the people is deeper than in the rest of Europe.
Compared with the EU, in France the political center is considerably smaller and the political margins are more pronounced. And in total the French are looking to the future with more skepticism than in other European countries.