The current internal PS “Refoundations”, opposed to the current leadership, met all weekend to discuss in Montpellier. twitter@douline
COUNTERPOINT – On the left, some refuse the pincer movement between Jean-Luc Mélenchon and Emmanuel Macron.
Social democracy does not want to die. The Montpellier Gatheringaround Nicolas Mayer-Rossignol, Carole Delga or Michaël Delafosse, the initiatives of Bernard Cazeneuve or the reflections of François Hollande prove that within what was the Socialist Party, some refuse the pincer movement between Jean-Luc Mélenchon and Emmanuel Macron.
The situation seems to give them reason to hope. Over the years, the head of state has burned his last leftist vessels. The pension reform and that in preparation on immigration show a president in search of support on his right. Symmetrically, the internal tensions at LFI, the autonomy desired by the Greens in the Europeans, the emergence of François Ruffin are all signs of the s of a Nupes constituted under the thumb of the triple candidate for the Élysée.
The Social Democrats would be wrong, however, to bet on a simple swing of the pendulum. The “ni-ni” never made either a project or a strategy…