“The left between big principles and small interests”
Jean-Luc Mélenchon on May 1st. Poitout Florian/Poitout Florian/ABACA COUNTERPOINT – Whether behind Mélenchon, Ruffin or…
Jean-Luc Mélenchon on May 1st. Poitout Florian/Poitout Florian/ABACA
COUNTERPOINT – Whether behind Mélenchon, Ruffin or whoever else, the left will have difficulty finding a majority vocation.
Jean-Luc Melenchon is a steady man. He succeeds in his presidential campaigns but he does not know how to transform the test. In 2017, its nearly 20% had been an unforeseen feat. A year later, his “the Republic is me” had weakened his image among his people and he had been unable to politically transform the social protest of the reform of the SNCF and the work orders. In 2022, its 22% and, even morethe awakening of the union of the left via the Nudes constituted a new achievement.
A year later, the same Mélenchon is no longer an unbreakable statue among his people and, once again, he has shown himself incapable of politically carrying Opposition to pension reform. But political history is never cyclical and, for the rebel in chief, the years also p***. Just as the majority and the right are already thinking about post-Macron, the left is already preparing for post-Mélenchon.
If Jean-Luc Mélenchon does not believe in an awakening neither of the PC, nor of the PS, nor of the EELV, the former Trotskyist has mistrust in his genes
It is because he is aware of this that the three-time presidential candidate…