The head of state regularly triggers polemics, sometimes blurs his message and fosters accusations of class contempt & # 39 ;.
by Cédric Pietralunga
It was a force, it became a weakness. Adept in "speaking truth", as he calls these short sentences that regularly catch the headlines, Emmanuel Macron once again distinguished himself on Saturday, September 15th at the Journées du patrimoine. Arrested in the gardens of the Elysee by a young unemployed gardener, who complained that he had no work, the head of state advised him "by means of[r] the street " to find something.
"If you are ready and motivated, in the hotel business, coffee, catering, in the building, there is no place where I go, where they do not tell me they are looking for people, not one!"Mr. Macron pleaded. "I cross the street, I find you" he added, advising his interlocutor not to talk to him, but rather to go to Montparnasse to explore cafes and restaurants.
Filmed by a camera, the exchange immediately lit the social networks, as did the opposition, which denounced a "Class contempt". "Macron invites six million people to cross the street to get a job, for whom unemployed people are guilty of unemployment.Where does this man live? Who ever offended the French in need?", the next day on Twitter, the leader of the unheard of France, Jean-Luc Mélenchon. "It has to be [Macron] Stop acting like a young liberal activist. "added former socialist presidential candidate Benoît Hamon Monday to France Inter.
Even on the right, where the motivation of the unemployed to find work is regularly questioned, the indignation was almost unanimous. "Emmanuel Macron is weak compared to the powerful, the rich and always arrogant compared to the more humble", criticism of the sovereign and member of parliament for Essonne Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, Monday, Franceinfo. "…