"Since it is not possible to unite at the top, then unite at the bottom", chanted Jean-Luc Mélenchon, pointing to the 200 people seated behind him, attentive to the speech of his first meeting the country.
Aware of the impossibility of joining together with the other left forces (EELV, PS and Communists), the candidate nominated for the presidential election for rebellious France preferred to present his “parliament of the Popular Union” this Sunday, intended to broaden its electoral base and fuel its program.
Among his supporters, the writer Annie Ernaux, Thomas Portes, the former spokesperson for Sandrine Rousseau at the EELV primary, Azzedine Taïbi, the communist mayor of Stains (Seine-Saint-Denis), Aurélie Found, the former president of Attac, or the historian Jean-Marc Schiappa, father of Minister Marlène Schiappa.
"Join our forces, enough whining, whining, hesitation, into battle!"
», Trumpeted Mélenchon before sounding the charge against Macron, Zemmour, Le Pen and Pécresse, to whom he proposed a debate.
The candidate castigates in particular the extreme right which does not correspond to what “France!
", according to him.
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The candidate, who tops out at around 10% in the polls, remains, however, far from the 19.6% reached on the evening of the first round in 2017. "To unite, Mélenchon must go all the way to the left and insist on ecology", indicates Luigi, affiliated with Revolution, a party supporting La France rebellious to the presidential election.
"There is only like that, that he will be able to mobilize the abstainers and the people in general to prevail", concluded Karim, before singing in chorus the song of the partisans alongside other rebellious militants.