The reference is surprising.
The day after a ninth day of mobilization against the pension reform enamelled by numerous violence, the rebellious deputy François Ruffin shared his proposals to restore calm.
Invited on BFMTV / RMC this Friday morning, he quoted for this … President Jacques Chirac.
Throwing to the attention of Emmanuel Macron: “
I ask for two minutes of chiraquism.
The message refers to the context of March 2006, when the first employment contract (CPE), announced by Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin and adopted by way of 49-3, sparked major demonstrations in the streets.
One of the scenarios that opponents of the pension reform dream of today unfolds: faced with the harshness of the mobilizations, the law, although promulgated, is immediately suspended.
The decision is recorded by Jacques Chirac himself, in a speech delivered on March 31.
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This same speech from which François Ruffin hastened to read extracts this Friday.
It is time to resolve the situation by being fair and reasonable, with the national interest as a requirement.
(…) There can be no winner or loser, we must now come together
, ”he said in particular.
Before listing “
” to get out of the crisis: “
referendum, withdrawal, resignation