National Front leader Marine Le Pen accused the European Union of becoming an authoritarian “cult engaged in brainwashing and blackmail.”
“The real question is whether we want to continue to live in democracies or if we agree to live in what seems to be more of a cult?” the outspoken politician asked during an interview with the French media, adding that Brussels exerted “an unprecedented pressure on the Greeks.”
The outcome of the Greek referendum provided an answer to this question, according to Le Pen.
Le Pen praised the Greferendum results calling them a victory against “the European Union oligarchy.” On Sunday, more than 60 percent of Greek voters voiced their support for the government of Alexis Tsipras and rejected the terms of a bailout deal offered by the international lenders.
“It is a ‘No’ vote of freedom, of rebellion against European ‘diktats’ of those who want…
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