Emmanuel Macron's poker transfer with the dissolution of the National Assembly | EUROtoday

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The day after the European elections, during which the far proper inflicted a crushing defeat on the bulk, French President Emmanuel Macron introduced the dissolution of the National Assembly, resulting in early elections. A dangerous wager to say the least which impressed the French designer Kak.

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The European elections of June 9 confirmed the breakthrough of the far proper, which elevated its scores all through the Union, snatching first place in Austria, Belgium, France, Hungary and Italy. Although they now complete 131 seats, the nationalist events stay far behind the conservatives of the European People's Party which retains first place within the Hemicycle with 189 seats, adopted by the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (135 seats), then the centrists from the Renew group (79 seats).

But it was in France that the blow was heaviest. Faced with 31.4% of the National Rally, in comparison with 14.6% for his Renaissance occasion, the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, introduced, in opposition to all expectations, the dissolution of the National Assembly, successfully calling legislative elections in lower than a month. This very dangerous wager had the impact of an earthquake within the French political panorama, redefining alliances for a brand new lightning marketing campaign, with the chance of seeing the National Rally acquire a majority of seats.

This poker transfer by Emmanuel Macron impressed the illustrator Kak, winner of the press cartoon competitors for the every day newspaper L'Opinion in 2013, who indicators the entrance web page each day. This aficionado of biting caricatures, who launches his barbs on the 4 cardinal factors of French and worldwide politics, additionally collaborates with the weeklies Franc Tireur and Le Film français.

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