“Slap”, “slap”, “humiliating defeat”, “strong denial”… In the press, the defeat of the government in the legislative elections is spread in capital letters i. According to the editors, Emmanuel Macron will have to learn to compose after this electoral failure.
Looking closely at the front page of most newspapers, Emmanuel Macron’s face leaned forward. Release Where echoes or pursed lips Today in France, For right-wing and left-wing newspapers it illustrates the personal defeat of the President.
“An anti-Macron referendum”
“A reverse mirror of the presidential election, this second round of legislative elections looks like an angry anti-Macron referendum,” says Alexis Brézet. Le FigaroInducing “a brutal lesson for the head of state”.
“The weakness of his camp can be largely attributed to him,” also believes Patrice Chabanet. free Maine. “Politics is not blind faith in the lucky star that feeds on previous successes. Nor does it mean refusing to argue by stubbornly giving up on any campaign. It is not yet the priority of foreign policy over domestic issues. The voting reservoir is more in Rouen or Agen than in Kiev”.
“Macron will have to compose”
for Jean-Marcel Bouguereau Republic of the Pyrenees, “The voters felt that Jupiter, along with the deputies, did not give the House the role it deserved”. “The French were fed up with the dominance of one man and his camp. They forced the parties to run differently,” adds Sébastien Georges. Republican Eastfor whom “sanctioned, Macron will have to compose”.
An “obligation to compose” also underlined by Frédéric Barrilé free Maine. Frédéric Vézard warns that all political forces “will have to make a cultural revolution”. Latest news from Alsace.
Is it manageable or unmanageable?
One of both in france today one of the only “Unmanageable” ones, West France He concludes that “the country is not unmanageable”. In his editorial, Stéphane Vernay “believes that power must be redistributed. It is the election of voters who impose a heavy treatment of modesty on the master of the clocks through the ballot box. (…) La République en Marche can no longer impose anything on its own. Or by forming a new alliance with Les Républicains. Either by negotiating each text, tomorrow, on a case-by-case basis”.
An analysis shared by Patrick Jankielewicz the sound of the north“The president will need some essential qualities that he seems to lack: to truly listen to the country and its vital forces, to leave room for negotiation, to stop forming commissions to bury problems, to learn to create and develop a culture of consensus”.
LR MPs “in a strong position”
for Maud Vergnol Humanity“Emmanuel Macron will have to deal with the only auxiliary force available, the right LR, to implement the societal harm program”. “LR MPs find themselves in a strong position,” says Laurent Bodin. Alsatianfor whom “An unprecedented way of living together in the National Assembly begins this Monday in France”.
“Even if it is seen as an ugly word by political parties, why not coalition? Sébastien even asks Geroges: Republican East. Inside Le FigaroAlexis Brézet, under the title “Leap into the Unknown,” “a coalition deal with the right that suddenly finds an unexpected role? Still, macronists have to take it up and admit it right! (…) Can Emmanuel Macron still do it? While his successor is already in people’s minds, the risk of being left in history as the helpless bystander of a five-year era that died before it began has never been greater.
“The beginning of a political, even institutional, crisis”
“The unfolding five-year period looks like terra incognita for Emmanuel Macron,” also believes Paul Quinio. Release. “Who will force it to compose it, to discuss it, to negotiate it? And it would be an understatement to say that the President, with elected officials or intermediary institutions, has not been perfect in this practice for five years. “How will all this end if disagreement doesn’t turn into reconciliation?” worries Florence Chédiotal Mountain. “If France remains manageable, it is very likely that the state will no longer be reformable”.
“We’re going into the wall,” Olivier Biscaye guesses. free lunch “An infernal hell looms with no hope of return”. Inside Midwestern RepublicChristophe Hérigault sees “the beginning of a political, even institutional crisis, if the government, over the course of five years, from one bill to the next, fails to achieve the majority of the conditions for electoral promises to succeed.” Macron candidate.