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Guillaume Tabard: "Philippe the methodical, and Edouard the fatalist"


COUNTER-POINT - The former prime minister does not hide it: he wants to weigh, count, exist, keep the political capital he has amassed alive, more solid than the popularity capital that the polls grant him today .

Making his televised reappearance on Easter evening on France 2 does not make Édouard Philippe a believer -

"I do not have faith"

, he confesses in

Le Point


Yet one would believe his political strategy inspired by Saint Ignatius of Loyola.

"Act as if everything depends on you, pray knowing that everything depends on God"

, advised the founder of the Jesuits.

Secularized for the needs of the former Prime Minister, the formula could become: "Act

as if everything depends on you, knowing that everything depends on the circumstances


Read also: Édouard Philippe, the strategy of an omnipresent absentee

This is verified with the publication of his book,

Impressions et lines clair


His return has been thought out, matured, prepared, planned, organized.

And now a presidential intervention obscures all other news, especially political.

No more than the candidacy of Xavier Bertrand, also in

Le Point

, his first interview does not cover the questions of the French on the progression of the Covid, the schooling of their children or the organization of their travels.

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Source: lefigaro

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