Skip to comments.Former French President Hollande criticizes Macron, warns he has 'not retired' from politics
Posted on 08/24/2017 7:01:58 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Former French president François Hollande said on Wednesday he has not turned his back on politics, after criticizing his successor and former protégé in the Élysée Palace, Emmanuel Macron.
Even when I decided not to stand (for re-election), I had said I would not retire from political life, the Socialist Hollande, 63, told TV5 Monde television.
The former president on Tuesday said the 39-year-old Macron should not demand needless sacrifices from the French.
Macron, elected in May, has come under fire for budget and public spending cuts.
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“Budget and public spending cuts...The kiss of death for a socialist.
....Even when I decided not to stand (for re-election), I had said I would not retire from political life, the Socialist Hollande, 63, told TV5 Monde television....
Yeah! Just like Hillary and obama!!!!
So what’s he going to do? The man left office with like an 8% approval rating. He doesn’t really have too much clout to throw around.
Hey - the three of them can start their own country and rule it as they wish. I suggest the Congo....One of them might even be mistaken for a gorilla....
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