Michel Gurfinkiel

Michel Gurfinkiel

The man, dressed in full urban-guerrilla black attire, complete with knapsack, helmet, goggles, gloves and hammer, but wearing the iconic yellow fluorescent vest as well, systematically smashed shop windows, destroyed items stolen from shops and public offices, and set cars alight, including three empty police and army vehicles.

The rise of Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron shows that the French political class is dangerously out of touch with voters’ concerns