French press review
Headlines: Borne stays at Matignon, Macron persists and signs
Emmanuel Macron confirms Elisabeth Borne as Prime Minister, in an interview with AFP on June 25, 2022. © AP / Gonzalo Fuentes
By: Norbert Navarro
The president told Agence France Presse.
I have decided to confirm my confidence in Elisabeth Borne
It is up to the Prime Minister to find a way to form a government in an arc going from the Communist Party to the right-wing party Les Républicains, excluding, therefore, La France insoumise and the National Rally.
But the French, indeed, are not happy with the Macron-Borne tandem.
According to an Ifop poll for
Le Journal du Dimanche
, 61% of them are unhappy with Emmanuel Macron, and 52% with Elisabeth Borne.
The sinking press for Macron
The weekly press is shipwreck like never before for Emmanuel Macron.
The macronie on the mat, behind the scenes of a disaster
", launches the front page of
In the Lepeno-Melanchonist vice, French tragedy,
” adds that of the weekly
Emmanuel Macron, "
the relative president
", formulates that of
wonders if Macron is “
out of harm's way?
Emmanuel Macron had begged French voters "
not to add French disorder to global disorder
He will have to face both simultaneously, and he bears his share of responsibility for this misfortune.
Since losing its parliamentary majority on June 19, France has become a political risk for Europe and a major subject of concern for our neighbors and our allies
Le Point warns.
Macron facing his destiny
This president has two obsessions, summarizes
not to be the one who hands over power to a populist or a radical, like Barack Obama welcoming Donald Trump to the White House;
not be just a parenthesis in the history of the Fifth Republic
Sure of himself, Emmanuel Macron saw nothing coming.
The belching of a Jean-Luc Mélenchon, proclaiming his imminent arrival at Matignon every day, would, for sure, be enough to remobilize reasonable voters in a last gasp.
, ”points out
In Le Point
, an “
” of the president confirms that Macron “
never considered this scenario.
He may have fallen asleep on his laurels
He who wanted to put an end to demonetized parties – which he compared in 2016 to a
“friendly association of bowlers, without friendship and without balls” –
will remain like the one who resuscitated the combinazione of the Fourth Republic
”, insists this weekly.
Observation shared by
, which takes stock.
A united left, a tenfold extreme right, reinvigorated Republicans, a diminished majority: Emmanuel Macron finds himself besieged in the aftermath of a chaotic election.
His second five-year term promises to be infinitely more difficult than expected
Especially since the economic context is worrying, underlines
While we were promised
after the Covid crisis, the French economy is sinking back into depression
, the sociologist Jérôme Fourquet remarks: "
We turn away from the voting booth today as we turned away from the church yesterday
goes there with her formula: “
The polling stations are burning, and we are looking elsewhere!
These legislative elections have confirmed that voters are melting as fast as the ice floe
Rachel Keke, from shadow to light
The press finally greets the new entrants to the National Assembly.
Among these deputies, Rachel Keke.
, Rachel Keke, a Franco-Ivorian housekeeper who led a strike against the management of the Ibis Batignolles hotel in Paris, is one of those who “
could play a major role for the next five years
She is, for
the representative of the invisible
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