Nicolas Sarkozy will begin in January a tour of France to meet UMP activists, reports RTL on monday. The new party president will resume light due to a shift a week.
Recently, former head of state had multiplied the appointment for, initially, constitute the organizational chart of the UMP , but also to store maximum information on a maximum of topics.
The leitmotif has been theorized by his faithful Brice Hortefeux according to the radio: “An interest in everything without care of everything.” Hence the cure of media silence to which Nicolas Sarkozy is compelled, not without difficulty since we had to convince him to forget cameras and speaking projects in the national media.
Manage quarrels, not to respond to provocations
The goal? Prove that Nicolas Sarkozy is above the political fray French only built for the battle of the Elysee. And primarily please do not respond to the first secretary of the PS Jean-Christophe Cambadélis who, in a letter, invited to discuss and joked about his “stature” .
Nicolas Sarkozy has also used his first time as president of the opposition to set simmering conflict which opposes its vice-president Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet his secretary General Laurent Wauquiez or conferences, sometimes rough way, with former close as Nadine Morano or Rachida Dati , dissatisfied with the direction taken by their party and positions that were offered.
But in addition to the members of his camp, that’s the next elections that Nicolas Sarkozy will have to prepare in parallel the great changes it promises for the UMP, including a name change. As early as March 2015 looming departmental before Regional Day . Two opportunities for Nicolas Sarkozy to measure it has restored a blast to his political family and to gauge against the PS and especially the FN. And thus gain legitimacy for the primary right 2016 against Alain Juppe particular.