Easier for a smart woman to understand what is going on than for dullard guys, For one thing, Islam critics in France have increasingly free reign. The Front National is able to express its sentiments in public these days, in comparison to the past when it was sharply criticized by journalists. Now, many French citizens are keen to pledge support for the Front National, and the populist ideas of the party are disseminated in simple and banal ways in French society. Other parties, as well, have picked up the ideas of the Front National.
In addition, France is currently dealing with high unemployment, and, as a result, French society has sought a scapegoat on which it can blame its miseries. That scapegoat is the religion of Islam and the Muslim community.