EXCLUSIVE LETTER TO SUBSCRIBERS – While Emmanuel Macron launched his “major political initiative”, the two finalists in the presidential election sixteen years ago were back in the spotlight.
I am happy to see you again for this new school year. I hope you are rested, full of projects and impatient to sink your teeth into a new political year which will be marked by the European elections in June 2024, which will mark the shift towards the second part of Macron’s five-year term.
Memories of “relaxation”
A more peaceful political life? This is the objective pursued by Emmanuel Macron with his Meetings of Saint-Denis. It is true that if it is regular, if not frequent, for a President of the Republic to receive the leaders of political groups at the Élysée, this is the first time that they are together; and in a neutral place moreover, placing them almost on an equal footing with the head of state. In itself, it is therefore a step forward in democratic dialogue.
We complain today about blockages in political life and the impossibilities of a constructive dialogue. And rightly so. But, despite everything, what a long way! I remember the years when, not yet a voter…