“We Have Reached Such A Point That The Reaction Can Only Be Extreme.” French, Even Leftists, Shifting Against Immigration
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During what seems like an unremitting flood of immigration betrayal, the valuable European news aggregator Remix has found something promising: Support for mass immigration among French left has plummeted in last 5 years, by Thomas Brooke, April 11, 2023.

An in-depth survey, conducted by French research and consulting group, BVA France, observed a hardening on the topic of immigration across the French public when compared with the same study conducted in 2018.

Nearly seven out of 10 French people (69 percent) believe “there are too many immigrants in France today,” a view that has seen an increase in support of six points compared to the 2018 study.

What is really striking about the new survey is

…when analyzing the attitude of those who affiliate with left-leaning political parties, this statement is supported by 48 percent, up 21 points in just five years…

…within Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s left-wing populist La France Insoumise party, a majority of supporters (51 percent) agree with the statement, and one in two (50 percent) supporters of Europe Écologie Les Verts (“The Greens”) agree with the statement. This is an increase of 20 percent and 22 percent, respectively, in support of the statement among those who affiliate themselves with the two left-wing parties when compared to the 2018 study.

Although a minority (43 percent) still agree that France has too much immigration among supporters of the Socialist Party, this figure has also increased by 18 points in five years.

In a familiar pattern,

Moreover, 83 percent of French people consider it difficult to talk about immigration today,

Meaning the French Treason Lobby is feeling threatened.

Remix also supplied the information for my blog Denmark Produces Immigration Patriot Leftist (!) Female (!!) Prime Minister. What Can U.S. Learn?, which reported that in addition to running the most restrictive immigration policy in Europe, the Danish Social Democratic Government provides detailed and frank statistics on immigrant social performance (very bad of course). Most other Governments suppress this information.

(My point was subsequently echoed by a Washington Post article: How progressive Denmark became the face of the anti-migration left, by Emily Rauhala, April 6, 2023.)

So a shift of opinion in the European left electorate does seem to be underway.

Of course, being against mass immigration was the left’s traditional stance when its leaders actually  cared about workers. But now, so far only the left’s leaders in Denmark have responded.

Sadly, another Remix post France must drastically reduce immigration or become Third World country, says former head of intelligence agency [by Olivier Bault, April 13, 2023] reports that the current situation in France is very bad:

320,000 new residence permits delivered in 2022 plus 156,000 asylum seekers and an additional number of 400,000 illegal immigrants benefiting from free medical care, plus a few hundred thousand who have not yet asked for the free migrants’ medical care scheme, which means their number is unknown.

(France has a population of 65 million compared to 334 million for America. So this is the equivalent of the US legalizing 1.72 million immigrants in 2022.)

Significantly, former DGSE director and former ambassador Pierre Brochand, right, does not flinch from specifying the cultural problem posed by current immigration:

In addition, it is “culturally remote as it comes almost exclusively from what we used to call the Third World,” “conflictual,” “economically dysfunctional,” “costly for public finances,” “unpopular according to polls” …

Not that Brochand neglects the economic impact:

 But every year we accept 450,000 people who have not contributed a cent to the infrastructure they will use from day one. We’ve taken on board 2.6 million people in the last five years. How do you expect those people, who then become over-consumers and under-contributors, not to put unbearable pressure on public services?

This and Brochand’s equally sound comments on wage levels are entirely applicable to the U.S.

No one in the MSM will report this, but the tremendous problems President Macron is having root-canaling French pensioners by raising the retirement age is directly caused by the welfare resources siphoned off by this flood of economically unviable immigrant mendicants.

Brochand is quoted pointing out:

in France already 40 percent of children aged between 0 and 4 are of immigrant origin.


“We have reached such a point,” Brochand said, “that the reaction can only be extreme.”

Could this also be applicable to America too?

The DGSE (Direction générale de la Sécurité extérieure), which Brochand headed from 2002-2008, is the French equivalent of the CIA.

Why is it that no retired CIA or other Beltway Bigfoots have followed their French equivalent’s example?

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