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Bravo, Président Macron – A présent, nous pouvons vous dire notre désaccord

ATHENES – Avant le deuxième tour de l'élection présidentielle française, DiEM25 (le mouvement paneuropéen des démocrates, la plupart du temps de la gauche, que j'ai aidé à fonder) a promis à Emmanuel Macron de se « mobiliser pleinement pour l’aider » à vaincre Marine Le Pen. C’est ce que nous avons fait – générant la colère de beaucoup de monde à gauche – parce que maintenir « une distance égale entre Macron et Le Pen » était, selon nous, « inexcusable ».

Néanmoins, notre promesse à Macron comprenait un deuxième volet : s'il ne fait que « devenir un autre fonctionnaire du profond establishment européen », poursuivant l’impasse du néo-libéralisme qui a fait la preuve de son échec, nous « lui opposerons une résistance tout aussi énergique que celle opposée – ou qui devrait être opposée –  face à Le Pen aujourd’hui ».

Soulagés que Macron ait gagné, et fiers de notre soutien clair de sa candidature, il faut maintenant remplir la deuxième partie de la promesse. Pas de « lune de miel »: nous devons nous opposer à Macron immédiatement. Voici pourquoi.

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