Winning next month’s legislative election may be a long shot for France’s new hard-left alliance, but the fact President Emmanuel Macron now faces two euroskeptic opposition blocs should cause concern among France’s European Union partners.

The French left this week united under the leadership of a euroskeptic party that wants to “disobey” EU rules and “destabilize the Brussels machine,” departing for the first time from the pro-EU stance of previous left-wing coalitions.

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