The president-elect owes his victory far more to the country's fear of Le Pen than to any particular taste for his own centrist politics.
Yet it has already been a marked success for Le Pen and her strategy.
“We know how to put people in prison. But we don’t know what to do with them afterwards.”
The country’s politics are beset by a unique anxiety that the entire system could collapse. Why?
Why the French seem like such aggressive drivers
"A newspaper can't insult a segment of the population and be the symbol of France," one Muslim leader says.
One may mourn the dead and condemn their senseless slaughter without celebrating the magazine for values it did not embrace.