It's a tension that, since the first day of Emmanuel Macron's election, has pitted the sense of superiority of technocracy against the cunning assurance of politics.
The first has figures, the second, letters, and both return equal contempt
Spirit of geometry versus spirit of finesse.
Elisabeth Borne certainly belongs to the first category.
To the effects of eloquence, to the pleasures of rhetoric, to the chiaroscuro of combinations, she prefers the rigor of reasoning, the strength of expertise, the accuracy of the result.
The administration of things, rather than the government of men.
The problem is that the troubled days we are going through impose a horse of politics for a lark of technical mastery.
It is a question of knowing your canton in the smallest details rather than indigestible reports, the alleys of the villages more than the great avenues of power.
Another difficulty is added: macronism, in the representations…
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