In Caen, Jean-Luc Mélenchon and Olivier Faure challenge Elisabeth Borne on her land – Liberation


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The rebellious leader and the first secretary of the PS held a joint meeting this Wednesday evening in Calvados, even though the Prime Minister was in public meeting in the department. Anything but a coincidence.

“Please can I come in? I have friends who have reserved a place for me inside…” This Wednesday evening, we have the impression that the Caen convention center has turned into a nightclub. In front of the door held by two tall fellows dressed all in black, people negotiate to enter the lobby of the place, which is already packed. Some try to pity the doormen to make their way. “I’ve been waiting for more than an hour and I’ve never had the opportunity to see Jean-Luc Mélenchon in person., tent, for example, a young man, pin’s of the Nupes hung on the tee-shirt. Others ask for help from their friends who have been able to return. But the two golgoths do not flinch and answer, a bit embarrassed, “it’s not possible” like nightclub bouncers. History that it is very clear, the organizers come to repeat regularly that there is not any more a single place available. Those best placed in the queue, which stretches over several hundred meters, will be able to follow the speech on a screen.

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