The Socialists may be humiliated, but the Républicains are angry, lost and in a state of panic. For the first time since World War II, the xenophobic, euroskeptic far right, which has been steadily growing under Ms. Le Pen’s leadership, has become mainstream.
Where, today, does the right stand in France? What does it stand for? How does it define itself against the anti-immigrant, nativist message of the National Front? What ideology, which strategy will help it regain control of the political agenda before the 2017 presidential election?