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He wants “Simplify” the life of the French and declared himself a candidate for the presidential election. The liberal philosopher Gaspard Koenig announced, Tuesday, January 11, his decision to embark on the race for the Elysee with the aim of reducing “Per 100 the number of standards”, which he presents as “A bureaucratic prison”.

“I have decided to run for the presidential election”, he declared in “Les Quatre Vérités”, political interview of the morning show of France 2, “Télématin”. Asked by journalist Caroline Roux about his motivations, Gaspard Koenig spoke of his tour of France on horseback, in 2020, during which he found that “People suffer from paperwork problems, administrative problems”.

“These are often tragi-dramatic things that prevent them from living their life, from doing their job”, he said to justify his candidacy, considering that no candidate defended this “Simplification” bureaucracy. This “Normative madness”, whose “Administrative simplification”, will form the heart of his campaign, carried out under the label of his political movement, ” Simple », Founded in May 2021.

“The goal today is to give back freedom, responsibility, autonomy so that people make their decision”, said the 39-year-old candidate, who recalled having traveled the country in 2020 by staying “Almost every evening at the inhabitant’s”.

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Support from Emmanuel Macron in 2017

“This reflects a society which is extremely tense, which produces excessively standards. We are more and more caught in this real bureaucratic prison ”, denounced the philosopher. “President of the Republic, that does not make me dream. I don’t have the answer to everything, I’m not a savior ”, he admitted. However, he wishes to run for the post, because “Simplification is the mother of battles”, he argued.

Mr. Koenig admitted to having voted Emmanuel Macron in the last presidential election, which he had supported through a tribune in The world in March 2017. “But in this great political space of the center in which I recognize myself, he took an extremely authoritarian attitude, he governed from above, he recentralized”, he lamented. The liberal philosopher has therefore announced his desire to “Take your pilgrim’s staff” in order to seek from elected officials the 500 sponsorships required to officially become a candidate.

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The World with AFP



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