COUNTERPOINT – The question of maintaining Élisabeth Borne is raised. And there is no shortage of suitors.
The season has changed but the music is the same. At the end of November, as was already the case in June, the macronie abandons itself to the poisonous delights of rumors of reshuffle. Beyond a possible adjustment that the judges would impose on the executive (Dupond-Moretti, Dussopt), the question of maintaining Élisabeth Borne is raised.
Of course, its fate depends on only one person: the President of the Republic; but that does not prevent ministers, parliamentarians and advisors from expressing their desire for a boost to a five-year term which is only in its second year. And no doubt for many grumpy-turned-grumpy people it is easier to plead for a change in number two rather than calling on number one to change himself.
2024 a gap year?
After all, hadn’t Emmanuel Macron himself spoken of a “breathing” mid-term, going so far as to suggest in his campaign to decouple the presidential and legislative elections. So, making 2024 a gap year?…