Le Pen At CPAC All I Want Is The Survival Of My Nation
French nationalist Marion Marechal-Le Pen earned a warm reception at CPAC Thursday, despite numerous conservative pundits denouncing her appearance.
Le Pen mocked the criticism she was a “national socialist” and not a real conservative with the opening lines of her speech.
— CPAC 2018 (@CPAC) February 22, 2018
“Hello my fellow conservatives!” the 28-year-old National Front politician greeted the crowd. “I hope you see me as less terrifying than how the American media portrays me because it’s crazy. Yesterday, I was a fascist — today, I’m a socialist!”