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The Anglo-Saxon press doubts the appointment of Gabriel Attal to “break a political impasse” and push again the far proper

“Telegenic” (The Guardian), “beautiful, young and charming” (BBC)whereas the New York Times and even Washington Post observe the truth that he’s the primary overtly homosexual head of the French authorities: a number of days after his appointment, Mr. Attal arouses the curiosity of the Anglo-Saxon press – which additionally mentions the arduous job dealing with him. “Youthful optimism may not be enough”, estimates the editorial of Guardian.

Mr Macron’s determination to nominate former schooling minister as prime minister “is a choice intended to revive optimism and hopes for democratic renewal, but the president is perhaps relying too much on simple background music. Like Mme Borne discovered to his cost, the lack of a majority in the Assembly made the role of prime minister in Mr. Macron’s second term almost impossible. Mr. Attal will certainly focus on the atmosphere and stay away from new major legislative battles”writing The Guardian. In addition to nationwide politics, the English newspaper believes that “the ultimate challenge for Attal in the coming months is to try to limit the gains of the far right in the European elections” scheduled for June.

Mr. Attal, “will he be able to revive Emmanuel Macron’s fortune? »asks himself The Economist. Skeptical, the magazine thinks that the choice of the head of state is “bold rather than safe, and carries its own risks.” “No amount of youthful energy and public charm will change the underlying problem: how to continue to reform France and make difficult decisions”, with out an absolute majority within the National Assembly. Nevertheless, “if the new prime minister succeeds, he could perhaps use his position as a springboard to try to succeed his boss” to the subsequent presidential election, in 2027, advance The Economist, just like the Guardianwho believes that “If he manages to avoid mistakes while instilling a new sense of optimism, the new French prime minister will be one of the favorites to win the right to face Mme Le Pen in 2027.

The BBC, which is full of praise for Mr. Attal, whom it judges “convincing” She additionally has doubts. “As things currently stand, Mr. Attal will be faced with exactly the same problems as his predecessor, Elisabeth Borne.” British radio wonders if “by removing Gabriel Attal from his pack of ministers, Mr. Macron uses an ace to outdo the lady and her valet [Marine Le Pen et Jordan Bardella]. But will it work? ».

On the United States side, “the child prodigy chosen by the president”in response to New York Times, “could be a more attractive figure than Mme Terminal for the center right”.