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Mathieu Bock-Côté: "What could revive the right"


CHRONICLE - The right wanted to believe it was the majority in the country and on the threshold of power. It is today in tatters, separated between its traditional residue and its populist part in rout.

The political scenario that seems to be written directly announces for the next few years a strange public debate for France: a political space now configured through the confrontation between the European progressivism of the Macronian majority and the radical left rallied around Jean-Pierre Luc Mélenchon, with a ragged right, separated between his traditional residue and his populist part in disarray.

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Many are still amazed: have we not been repeating for several years that the country was on the right and that its ideological preferences were going to end up being translated into a political majority?

What happened?

Is the right condemned to political invisibility, in a configuration where it will be almost nothing, unless it joins the Macronian majority, to represent one more nuance?

We must first return to the illusion of an intellectual decade, to better see how the right has broken down.

We can summarize it as follows: the right wanted to believe…

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Source: lefigaro

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