” Together. “ Emmanuel Macron repeated the term nine times during his televised address on Tuesday, November 9. He wanted to congratulate himself that the French, ” United “, have accomplished in recent months to recover from the health crisis.
The Head of State, for whom “It all starts with words”, rarely speaks at random. According to our information, the leaders of the majority plan to baptize with the name of “Together citizens!” “The future” common house “which is to bring together La République en Marche (LRM) and its allies for the presidential election on April 10 and 24, 2022.” Together, everything becomes possible “, already promised the slogan used by Nicolas Sarkozy during his victorious 2007 campaign…
The promoters of the macronist project assure the World that nothing is decided yet. No more the name than the form of this future gathering, nor its launch date, which we promise will take place. ” before Christmas “. The hypothesis of a meeting organized on November 28, room of the Mutual, in Paris, is nevertheless circulating. The same where Emmanuel Macron held the first public meeting of En Marche !, in July 2016.
“We have to build a cooperative movement, where people work with each other, not against each other, and which goes towards unification”, believes the president of the MoDem, François Bayrou. The idea being to offer the Head of State a solid partisan base in view of the presidential election, but also the legislative elections, on June 12 and 19.
A necessary construction system, according to its defenders, even if it smacks of the political “old world”, far removed from the concerns of the French. The order would also come from the Elysee. After their respective re-elections as head of the country, Charles de Gaulle, François Mitterrand and Jacques Chirac were all forced to broaden their base in order to retain a majority to rule. Only here, the site is late. Very late.
Lack of territorial anchoring
The first foundations of the “common house”, in fact, date back to the start of the 2020 school year, the day after the collapse of the municipal elections. The fragmentation of the forces of the majority, from LRM to Modem, via Agir (center right), Territoires de Progrès (center left) and the Radical Movement, is then singled out to explain the inability of the macronists to conquer town halls. From September 6, 2020, in the Sunday newspaper (JDD), the President (LRM) of the National Assembly, Richard Ferrand, promises the construction of a “Open central force capable of expanding”. This close friend of Emmanuel Macron, former secretary general of En Marche !, wants to help the President of the Republic to bring together the center left and the center right under one roof. But no structure emerges.
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