by selecting Gabriel Attal, Emmanuel Macron appoints “his double” to Matignon | EUROtoday

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Emmanuel Macron this week appointed Gabriel Attal, 34, as Prime Minister. The opposition sees it as a political coup: by selecting the youngest of the macronie and some of the loyal, Emmanuel Macron positioned his “double” in Matignon, reworked right into a recording chamber. An ironic political doubling with pencils.

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Tuesday January 9, Gabriel Attal was appointed Prime Minister by Emmanuel Macron, succeeding Élisabeth Borne. At 34 years outdated. Gabriel Attal due to this fact leaves the Ministry of National Education to turn out to be the youngest Prime Minister of the Ve Republic, appointed by its youngest president.

Barely appointed, the brand new chef of Matignon is already beneath hearth from criticism. Loyal among the many most devoted of the Macronist camp, Gabriel Attal is usually offered as Emmanuel Macron’s double.

This criticism is relayed within the opposition: “Attal regains his position as spokesperson. The function of Prime Minister disappears” Jean-Luc Mélenchon stated mockingly on X on January 9. The thirty-year-old was in reality spokesperson for Jean Castex’s authorities between 2020 and 2022.

By designating his closest foal, the pinnacle of the Élysée would have chosen his “double”. This is what the cartoonist Rodho jokes: beneath his pencil, President Emmanuel Macron congratulates… “Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron”.

Specializing in political science, this Jura artist turned to press cartoons a bit of over fifteen years in the past. He collaborated with a number of nationwide titles (Le Monde, Marianne, Le Nouvel Obs) then turned to the impartial press (Fakir, Bastamag, Les Sportives) and several other specialised publications.

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