Nicolas Sarkozy makes his “back to the people” Thursday at a public meeting in Lambeth (North), middle-class suburb of Lille, after announcing last Friday his candidacy for the presidency of the UMP.
“Thursday, it’s back to the people in the North,” proclaimed spokesman for the campaign, the deputy mayor of the nearby town of Tourcoing Gerald Darmanin about this popular area where the FN making significant scores.
“This is the capsule astronaut who returns to the atmosphere,” he was fun.
Ad application on networks Social last Friday, confidences JDD Sunday morning then ranging interview given to France 2 on Sunday night, lacking only a stage rocket: Public Meeting
It will be held in front of a full house. at least 2,000 people in the city of a centrist UMP Marc-Philippe Daubresse, and not far from the birthplace of General de Gaulle, say his supporters, at a time when Mr Sarkozy wants demonstrate its ability to collect.
Nicolas Sarkozy should speak to 19 hours.
Target for the former president, he becomes head of the UMP, build “a very large gathering in February or March, “according to his spokesman.
Also on the program, Mr. Sarkozy” will reaffirm its commitment to the primary. Primary, he did not fear, “says Mr. Darmanin.
The rival Mr. Sarkozy to the presidency of the UMP but especially for the presidential race in 2017 have in recent days raised concerns on the subject, including Alain Juppé spoke of a “point of bitter conflict” in case of cancellation by Mr. Sarkozy of these primary yet provided by the statutes of the UMP.
Near the former mayor of Neuilly, former Secretary of State Nora Berra abounded yesterday: it is a “false debate. Why? Because Nicolas Sarkozy is absolutely not opposed to the principle of the primary. “
The former president is also expected to repeat his will, if elected at the head of the UMP, which does little doubt, organizing a “party decentralized”
-Travelling more ‘intimate’ -.
M. Sarkozy is also expected on ideas, whereas his opponents, his return takes yet more form than substance.
“He will talk about France, its required return on stage European. It will also discuss the need to boost growth economic policy, technological progress, the new social model to be invented … The speech is expected to last 45 minutes and as it has been criticized for not having enough said on France 2, then journalists will be busy, “says in an interview Wednesday JDD.fr Mr. Daubresse
No sure however he expressed his position on the bill opening marriage to homosexuals. on this subject where s ‘express’ very deep convictions “(and differences among its own supporters), Mr Sarkozy should not” take a stand during the UMP campaign, “according to Mr. Darmanin.
” back to the people “This will be an opportunity to finally show images that popular fervor that could surround the former president in the past still exists, while a majority of French (54 to 55% in two polls) did not find convincing in his meeting Sunday evening on France 2.
But this broad public meeting will not necessarily posterity in this formula. “It’s hard to have direct contact with the people, with the presence of all media,” says Mr. Darmanin.
M. Sarkozy is going to “try to discounted travel,” more “intimate.” “The idea is to give voice” to the militants with a “modest means.”
The pace? “One meeting per region, two to three trips per week” until November 29, when the first round of the election to the presidency of the UMP.
Is it really necessary while polls put former president consistently leads the voting intentions of UMP (75% according to a poll Ifop Monday)? Mr. Darmanin retorts: “. If he did not, he looked like he was arrogant”