Marine Le Pen's Gloomy Summer

At a Paris restaurant a few weeks ago, one of Marine Le Pen’s closest allies declared that a long-running feud between the National Front president and her father was officially over.
“It’s done,” party Vice President Florian Philippot told a small group of journalists when asked about the likelihood of Jean-Marie Le Pen being excluded from the party. “Politically, he’s no longer a member of the FN, although the matter still needs to be settled legally.