Skip to comments.France Breaking: Macron Blasts 'Hate Crowd' In Yellow Vests, Vests Join New Year's Celebration
Posted on 12/31/2018 6:05:33 PM PST by Nextrush
In his end of the year message at 8pm local time tonight French President Emmanuel Macron denounced the "hateful crowd" among the Yellow Vests protesters.
He denounced those who use the protests an "excuse to speak on behalf of the people" and those who:
"attack the elected officials, the police, the journalists, Jews, foreigners, homosexuals"
as he put it.
Macron also trashed 'misinformation' being spread about issues like migration and the recently approved UN agreement on migration in Marrakesh, Morocco.
Macron said from henceforth that order in regards to protests would be applied:
Reacting to his speech online, leader of the National Rally Marine Le Pen tweeted:
"The president is an imposter"
"And a pyromaniac"
For the Left, leader Jean-Luc Melenchon's tweet in part was:
"We do not know why but everything he says falls flat"
Macron's credibility under question during the holiday period with new revelations about his former bodyguard Alexandre Benalla. There was a storm of controversy over Benalla including his beating of protesters during a May Day demonstration as he dressed up as an ordinary policeman to face the protesters.
Even after Benalla lost his job with the French president, he was travelling around with diplomatic passports and even visited the African nation of Chad early in December just weeks before Macron was there.
Over the weekend it was revealed that Benalla was in communication with Macron online since he left his bodyguard job using encrypted messages.
Yellow Vests called for a festive and non protest in Paris tonight and at least one yellow banner with "1789, 1968 and 2018" on it was seen in the crowd at 1015pm local time tonight in Paris.
Yellow Vests were in the crowd on the Champs-Elysees estimated at 250-thousand with one vest reading 'GO MACRON' as in urging him to leave office.
Yellow Vests also occupied the Aquitaine Bridge in Bordeaux to bring in the New Year.
There was a police and military deployment of some 147-thousand personnel across France for New Year's Eve.
Libertee egalite fraternitee
Macron is concerned that they still have the Robespierre retirement system.
We need to have a pool on who will be the first “leader” to get the boot in 2019 ...
Will it be Macron - who acts more like a cornered rat with each passing day? Or Britain’s incompetent Theresa May? Or maybe the people of Venezuela will turn on Maduro like the Romanians did on Ceaucescu? Or Cuba (wouldn’t that be great)?
So many possibilities!
Typical leftist politician. Poops all over the populace in favor of their scumbag elite crooks.
Hmm...who is it that is violent and doesn't like elected officials, police, journalists, Jews, foreigners, homosexuals? Oh, Macron is talking about the Muslims, isn't he?
They sound absolutely deplorable..........
Knowing our luck it might be Trump.
From your post to God’s ear!
BTW, it won’t be Trump.
Despite CNN’s histrionics, there’s no protests in the streets over Trump.
Europe is different, there’s something spontaneous happening there daily now. People don’t do that unless they’re REALLY ticked off.
If only, the guillotine on Pay-Per-View. I can dream, can’t I?
Totalitarian globalists "speak on behalf of the people" but that's OK because shut up.
We have 5 times their population... And we cannot supply 8000 for the Mexican Border?
Text displayed on a placard announcing the sale of expropriated property (1793 - the year of the "Great Terror"). Soon after the Revolution, the motto was often written as "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, or Death". The "death" part was later dropped for being too strongly associated with the excesses of the revolution.
Last NYE it was 1031 cars torched over all of France.
Any bets for this year? I’m going for 1500...:^)
It is called the UN migration act.
He sounds like a downright right winger here...
“”In recent years, we’ve engaged in a blatant denial of reality,” Macron said in the address, delivered - unusually - from a standing position. “We can’t work less, earn more, cut taxes and increase spending.”
Among the priorities he listed for 2019 were trimming the bloated public sector, as well as the unemployment and pension systems.”
He’s going to suffer the pains of hell with this program.
Political rule number one - whichever politicians cuts bennies that people have gotten addicted to will have hell to pay.
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