The pressure blow came from above, one more: “The fight we are waging is security, educational and cultural. It will be long. But we have not finished terrorizing Islamism “, launched with a serious air Emmanuel Macron Wednesday morning in the Council of Ministers, before urging each member of the government to” be very active in his field “. Translation of a participant: “No blah. We will have to do … and above all make it known. The president clearly wants the public to be flooded with concrete announcements. “
In communication, this is called the bomb carpet effect (carpet bombing in English). It aims to massively disseminate messages to saturate the space. Strategy perfectly assumed by the Elysée: “Actions to fight against political Islamism will continue and intensify, in all areas. The idea is to punctuate the announcements day after day, hour after hour. The message that the French must perceive is that we are concrete and that we act ”, assumes his entourage, who specifies:“ This goes beyond the com. The idea is to deliver results. And to do so, that requires a permanent energization of all the actors concerned ”.
As a result, since the death of Samuel Paty, actions have been linked at a dizzying pace: 34 police operations Monday in the Islamist movement, 37 the next day, dozens of arrests, but also the closure of the Pantin mosque, the upcoming dissolutions of associations linked to political Islam, an Education Grenelle launched this Thursday by Jean-Michel Blanquer to promote the work of teachers and strengthen their protection, etc.
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And it’s not going to end there. The dissolutions of the CCIF and Baraka City should be announced at the next council of ministers, “or the following ones, if the legal tools are not fully screwed”. Similarly, new measures, integrated into the future bill on separatism will, according to our information, be unveiled at the end of the week “or at the very beginning of next week”, it is said. “We are at war against the enemies of the Republic,” Macron decreed Tuesday evening from Bobigny, where he was participating in a cell to fight radicalization. But it’s not about making new statements. […] These are actions that are expected by our fellow citizens. These acts will intensify. “
At the risk of going a little too fast sometimes. Like the imbroglio of last Sunday on the hardening of the right of asylum, that Gérald Darmanin would have put on the table of the Defense Council, except “that it was not on the agenda. […] The news has nothing to do with the right to asylum, ”corrects a close friend of the Head of State.
The controversy, also, on the Observatory of laïcité, with the rumors of ousting of its general rapporteur, Nicolas Cadène, and a hasty end of mandate of its president Jean-Louis Bianco, whereas it is supposed to expire in April . Except that Emmanuel Macron does not intend to give the feeling that the authorities would engage in “a witch hunt”. And what about Gérald Darmanin’s comments on Tuesday evening on the community shelves in supermarkets. “It’s not at all the urgency of the moment. People are not waiting for us on denominational shelves. It is even out of step with what the president asked for, acts “underlines a faithful of the Head of State,” not at all comfortable with that “.
In small groups, historical macronists are wary of formulas under the influence of emotion. We all have in mind the attacks of November 2015, which had pushed François Hollande to propose the divisive deprivation of nationality. Measure against which the Minister of the Economy at the time, a certain Emmanuel Macron, had then protested, and which had turned against the then president. Because the risk, with this all-out strategy, is also to get your feet in the carpet. “The truth is, we have waited too long for years. So yes, there is a risk, admits a minister. But to choose between war and renunciation, if we choose renunciation, we will still have war. “
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