The left of the real rather than the dream, the action and not the lyricism, Clemenceau instead of Aimé Césaire. The installation is known, and Manuel Valls did not take the private throughout his speech greeting the press meeting this Thursday, January 28th at Matignon.
To each his resistance. The day before ride his bike to exit the Place Vendome, Christiane Taubira had tweeted:
Speaking implicitly to his ex-Justice Minister, the Prime Minister replied by reciting his own definition:
To resist is to resist the course of things to find his way. Resisting today is not proclaimed, it is not making speeches, is to confront the reality of the country. “
And Manuel Valls to evacuate this” temptation from to avoid its responsibilities when it’s difficult, “which always squeezed” the left in power when it confronts the reality “. Admittedly, the head of government has cracked public tribute to Christiane Taubira, a figure who “missed to the left” and that he hopes … recross the concert or opera. Nevertheless, in the name of “coherence” and “effectiveness” of government action, the couple iconoclastic and rickety that they already formed when he was Beauvau place and who had prolonged his promotion to Matignon could no longer hold.
The 10 days of Taubira Place Vendôme
Especially when the country through a period of ” war. “The term was used as thread to the intervention of Manuel Valls who repeated several times to discuss this year 2015,” which has changed us. ” “Everyone must realize that although we changed our time,” he insisted to discuss the situation of France. And to win this “war”, the Prime Minister wants to continue as long as possible this “national unity” which he traces the beginnings to the Republican demonstration on 11 January 2015 then to the “oath of Versailles” the speech by Francois Hollande before Congress on November 16.
Reason why, the Head of Government considers that the forfeiture of French nationality convicted of terrorism, which will become a “forfeiture” for those who have not no other nationality because of the legal impossibility of creating stateless, is a measure that is necessary to strengthen the adherence of all to the nation.
Those who murder the values of France do not deserve to belong to the national community, “Valls repeated.
In his heart, Prime Minister, as President of the Republic, seems convinced that France will escape new terrorist killing. Therefore, after new attacks, it is difficult to see how a segment of the left could continue to be indignant at implementing this “strong symbol” what in his view the decision to deprive their French nationality French assassins …
(Manuel Valls and Christiane Taubira, in December 2015 – Eric FEFERBERG / POOL / AFP)
Valls 1 – Taubira 0
Anxious to sculpt her man profile state above the fray to resuscitate a kind of “sacred union” to terrorism, the Prime Minister has stressed that he did not care for “the future of left “, what many suspected, but” the future of France. ”
On March 8, 1918, in the gallery of the House of Deputies, Council President Georges Clemenceau launched this slogan made history: “My formula is the same everywhere domestic politics.? I make war. Foreign policy? I make war. I always make war. “
Nearly a century later, Manuel Valls has sometimes appeared singer” Tiger “, his hero, for discuss the military situation of France engaged in multiple fields of external operations also ordered to conduct “a long war every day”, in its own territory.
In 1918, in the same speech, Clemenceau however, was clear-sighted about the scope of its own hawkish accents, resurrecting an old Oriental wisdom proverb:
The winner is the one who can, a quarter more time than the opponent , believe that he is not defeated. “
disavowed and thus defeated, Christiane Taubira resigned and Manuel Valls won. For how long?