Should Emmanuel Macron now be more wary of his friends than his enemies?
In a long battle, the declines in his camp are often more formidable than the attacks of the opposing camp.
However, fifteen days now from the decision of the Constitutional Council, the voices are multiplying within the majority to call for gestures which, ultimately, could lead to weakening the text they are supposed to defend.
Admittedly, to date there has been no manifest reversal of the very principle of the reform.
No one is asking the Head of State to give up, as Jacques Chirac did in 1995 with the pension component of the Juppé plan or, in 2006, with Dominique de Villepin's CPE.
So it was even within the right that an abandonment had ended up being demanded, in the name of the need to get out of the blockage.
From this point of view, Emmanuel Macron is in a slightly less fragile position than some of his predecessors.
Laurent Berger had the skill to choose the words that give him the good role and depreciate that of the executive
But after long weeks of conflict...
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