Don’t we still believe in hearing all side? Or are liberals the only ones allowed to speak?
Already facing criticism for airing the interview on Remembrance Sunday, editor of the show Rob Burley along with presenter Marr defended the move.
One Twitter user called the interview “a joke” and questioned why of all politicians, Le Pen was chosen.
Marr responded by saying she was an important figure in French politics. “A possible future French president, pro-Trump, Pro-Brexit, pro-Putin, anti-NATO & EU. Nah, why would anyone care?” he tweeted.
Others did not react positively to the BBC’s justification for inviting Le Pen on the show.
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Le Pen on the BBC this weekend, Farage is all over British television. Then people wonder how racist politicians gain traction
— shon faye (@shonfaye) November 10, 2016
Le Pen is known for her controversial views on migrants and Muslims. In December 2015, Le Pen was acquitted on charges of making anti-Muslim hate speech after she compared Muslims praying on the streets to Nazis occupying France.
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HÉNIN-BEAUMONT, France — It was a moment of intense French patriotism on a sunny Friday, Armistice Day. A band blared “La Marseillaise,” the national anthem. Shouts of “Vive la France!” filled the chilly November air. And there, too, was Marine Le Pen, leader of the far-right National Front party, beaming.
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