A very painful birthday.
On the right more than elsewhere, it is with a heavy heart that we are preparing to celebrate the first year of the disappearance of Jacques Chirac.
"The one who, in the face of history, knew how to embody most of France,"
greeted Wednesday the President of the National Assembly, Richard Ferrand, during a ceremony given in his memory of about thirty minutes, in the hemicycle.
"It was remarkable, a very nice tribute,"
applauds the president of the Les Républicains party, Christian Jacob.
Full of affection and gratitude. ”
From his former prime ministers Jean-Pierre Raffarin and Alain Juppé to his ministers Jean-Louis Debré, Jacques Toubon or Jean-François Copé, all made the trip to see the daughter of the Head of State, Claude Chirac, affix on the benches his father once occupied, a commemorative plaque.
The pain that brought together the many heirs of the founder of the RPR that day is not due only to nostalgia for a bygone era.
"The one where Chirac dominated
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