The Executive and the PS seek to neutralize the call Saturday from the left wing of the Socialist Party to organize a primary left to 2017, Jean-Christophe Cambadélis Whereas such consultation “of the entire left is a bad start.”
One mouthpiece of “slingers” PS, the MP Christian Paul, returned to the charge on Sunday i-TELE, stressing the need for such consultation in order to “bring some benchmarks within the left that is now, in part of them, Manuel Valls, Emmanuel Macron, drifting dangerously towards economic liberalism. “
To the deputy of the Nievre, which plans for such a nomination primary the economist Thomas Piketty of “no veto power on these primaries. It’s not because one of them would not want to participate that all of a sudden, it would repack primary “.
Thomas Piketty,” one of those who inspired our parliamentary movement, “in the words of Paul Christian, was one of the signatories of the appeal published in Libération in early January by several intellectuals, for a primary “Left and ecology”.
The first secretary of the PS Jean-Christophe Cambadélis said he was “very surprised” to reporters to see the name of advancing Piketty. “There is no socialist, even to the left of the party, that would not be able to wear any ideas?”, He was annoyed
-. Primary “if n ‘There is no ukase to so and so “-
M. Cambadélis not frontally but criticized the initiative of his left wing, conceding in lopinion.fr it was possible to debate, stressing that “a” primary of the entire left is a bad start. “
“This may be a way, if everyone participates, it is no ukase to so and so. Now if this is a primary in which he can not be President of the Republic, as saying that the socialist will struggle to participate in it, “he added.
Gold “Pierre Laurent (PCF) said in his conference paper, this primary can not integrate Francois Hollande, Cécile Duflot (EELV) is not far from thinking the same thing, and that Mélenchon (Left Party) does not be, not to have to get behind the winner, “observes the head PS
And to drive the point.” If this is a primary of the entire left, simply to agree on the fact that whoever wins will the others get left behind, “he insists, knowing that such conditions undermine such a consultation.
” It is democratic. You see that the requirement of the PS is not excessive, “said the boss of the PS to the press.
” It seems to me, has he also slipped, as in the preparation of primary, it relies on the PS, in terms of organization and in terms of funding. “
Stéphane Le Foll, spokesman of the government, and Jean-Yves Le Drian (Defence) have , themselves, reacted very coolly to the call.
Stéphane Le Foll, Grand Appointment Europe 1-iTV-Le Monde, was live. “What is the electoral report?”, did -it launched the “rebellious” and to the left of the PS. Are they “Capable of carrying a left alternative? Today, no, and all elections that have succeeded have shown. The left who governs and leads the way ahead. “
He said he was” personally “unfavorable to the holding of the primary.” There is an outgoing president who assumes responsibility (.. .) Think, has he annoyed, we will bring down the evening a President of the Republic to come to debate a primary … “
” I do not see “the head the state, added Mr. Le Drian the Grand Jury RTL-LCI-Le Figaro, “in this tense period, including on the need to return to growth, the fight against unemployment, spend more time going to defend night stands on a candidate in a primary. Honestly, it would not be proper. “
Luc Chatel, political adviser to Nicolas Sarkozy, for his part, joked about the call to the primary, seeing it as” an affront “a” humiliation “for Francis . Holland “His own political friends are organizing a primer for roughly say anything but Holland + +,” he squeaked on Radio J
01.31.2016. 7:14:37 p.m. – Paris (AFP) – By Pierre GLACHANT – AFP © 2016