Far-right candidate Le Pen calls Macron France's most "authoritarian" president

PARIS (Reuters) - French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen rebuffed on Thursday criticism by her rival Emmanuel Macron accusing her of retaining her "authoritarian" and extremist views, despite displaying a softer image in the current campaign. "This (criticism) makes me smile because we have never had a president who showed more signs of extremism than Emmanuel Macron," Le Pen told broadcaster France 2, citing police action against political demonstrations, such as the yellow vest movement. In the interview, Le Pen reiterated remarks that, if elected president, she though it conce...