First, we say well done. It is thus in France: the citizen is also aficionado; he appreciates political blows like a beautiful dribble in football. And the referendum move is the one that classifies a President of the Republic: we remember that of Chirac on the five-year term, or for the oldest that of Pompidou on the entry of Great Britain into Europe. We even remember the referendum on the referendum, the height of the maneuvering subtlety of François Mitterrand, to get out of the trap of the free school. The referendum on ecology announced by Emmanuel Macron is of this caliber: a tactical maneuver to disarm the adversary (the Greens and all the left who have converted to them), to force him to support the president or to deny himself. And to corner a right-wing Senate forced to give its approval.
And then, the tactical effect wears off. The aficionado leaves room for the citizen. And the citizen to the amateur constitutionalist. Let us stop grinding the masterful work of General de
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