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Oui: The centre-right Les Républicains...

Can we please stop repeating that bullshit?
(just like the one about Macron's En Marche being "Centre-Left". Sheesh...)

LR, UMP before that, has always been conservative EPP right wing. After Chirac, under Sarkozy, it lurched to the right, a move even more pronounced after the 2007 elections, when "moderates" elements like Le Maire, Philippe or Darmanin joined the Macron cabinet and new boss Wauquiez decided to compete on the hard right anti-immigrant rhetoric with Le Pen. Went swimmingly.

by Bernard (bernard) on Mon May 27th, 2019 at 06:24:01 PM EST
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