The usual Sidney know it all bollix. Herself and her father have brought their Party into the mainstream in the last 30 years with upticks in performances in regional, National Assembly and Presidential elections. This isn’t some sort of Jeremy Corbyn like take over of a mainstream party, this is helping to erode the popularity of the mainstream of French politics by the wider ballot box.
She might have had a poor debate, but she clearly has some political skills to get where herself and her Party are.
This is like the jeering at Donald Trump’s cadence and communication skills by the Twitteratti. They just don’t get it.