Migrants, Islam, independence: Top French presidential candidates clash in 1st TV debate

During France’s first presidential debate on Monday, the leading five French presidential hopefuls traded punches on the most burning issues, ranging from immigration and Islamization, to the country’s alliances and its very sovereignty.

The timing of the debate, a month before French voters head to polls for the first round of the elections, provided candidates with a perfect opportunity to swing public sentiment in their favor. It was aired live by French channels TF1 and LCI.

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  • Art Deco

    Marine and Fillion are the only French patriots in the set. Let’s hope the rest go down.

    • Sunshine

      Ignore the poll. It’s a pro-Macron media outlet as most of them are in France. Just like U.S. election.

      • Art Deco

        A whole mess of polls indicate that at this point in time Macron would win in a landslide against Mlle. Le Pen and more modestly contra M. Fillion. That’s too bad for France. Here’s hoping they hang him out to dry.

  • dance…dancetotheradio

    Is she tall or are they just short?