One cabinet minister acknowledged that “democratic contingency possible this time”.
“I like Phoenix rising from the ashes,” said Ms Le Pen. last week.
Before the rally, pro-Macron MP Frédéric Decrosay told The Telegraph that Ms Le Pen had “an absolutely flawless campaign”.
“Nevertheless, her program would have been a disaster, especially on in international level. All the effort we put in in over in past five years to restore confidence in France attract investors and with our partners and allies and in terms of leadership will go up in smoke if she was elected,” he said.
At the rally, Macron’s supporters hoped to boo his far-right rival. shut down president from the very beginning: “You know my rules: in here we don’t whistle anyone ever.”
But in final moments of two of his hours-i-a-half speech, he took a direct attack on both Ms Le Pen and her far-right rival, Eric Zemmour.
“We are accustomed” to extremist discourse, he warned, stating that “hatred and alternative truths have become trivial.”
“They may decide to abandon the euro in morning and return to Europe in evening without anyone pointing out incoherence, he added, in reversal kick for Ms Le Pen on exit from the euro and the EU.
“Don’t boo them fight them with ideas with respect,” he said. “Their program will ruin modest savers, destroy their purchasing power. power as well as lead to bankruptcy of their pensions but nobody works up. We’re used to it.”