After the announcement of the postponement of Charles III’s visit, the rebels and the left rejoiced that the people had succeeded in thwarting the president’s plans.
By Nathan Joubioux for Le Point
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” Ihe meeting of kings at Versailles dispersed by popular censorship. The English [sic] know that Darmanin sucks at security. “Like Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the Insoumis took pleasure in commenting on the postponement of the visit of Charles III. Initially maintained, Emmanuel Macron, this Friday March 24, 2023, announced the cancellation of this State visit, following the announcement, by the inter-union, of a new day of demonstration, Tuesday 28 March.
If, for the moment, no date has been announced – it will be set this summer – this postponement is welcomed by the left. Alexis Corbière also went there with his tweet. “On Monday, the king is going to dine at Versailles. He invited Charles III”, can we read on the photo shared by the deputy of Seine-Saint-Denis. Clémentine Autain, also deputy for Seine-Saint-Denis, celebrated “the monarchy [qui] wavers”, specifying that there were no “small victories”.
The meeting of kings at #Versailles dispersed by popular censorship.
The English know that Darmanin sucks at security.
— Jean-Luc Melenchon (@JLMelenchon) March 24, 2023
“Kings will not take tea”
Manon Aubry, for her part, highlighted the “French people” who “know how to scare all monarchs! Whether they are in Buckingham or at the Élysée”. “Kings will not have tea at Versailles,” also wrote the Insoumise MEP. In English in the text, Raquel Garrido also compared Emmanuel Macron to a king: “Two kings were to meet at Versailles. There’s one less, there’s a second left. »
The Nupes was also delighted with this postponement. Sandrine Rousseau highlighted the fact that “the delay in Charles III’s visit is the one and only clue, to date, that Emmanuel Macron has grasped that a social movement was taking place [d’une ampleur historique] in our country”, before qualifying this late awareness as “lunar”. Finally, Fabien Roussel, national secretary of the PCF, ironically praised Emmanuel Macron for having found “the reverse gear”.
The delay of the visit of #CharlesIII is the one and only clue, to date, that Emmanuel Macron has grasped that a social movement (of historic proportions) is taking place in our country.— Sandrine Rousseau (@sandrousseau) March 24, 2023
“Common Sense and Friendship”
From Brussels, Emmanuel Macron returned to this cancellation:
READ ALSOEmmanuel Macron lowers the tension… in Brussels “We proposed that, at the beginning of the summer, according to our respective agendas, we could together stall a new state visit” from the British monarch, explained the tenant of the Élysée. According to him, “common sense and friendship lead us to propose a postponement”, and “we would not be serious and we would lack a certain common sense” to “propose a visit in the middle of the demonstrations”.