World: French presidential: In Corrèze, Hollande has a minimum support at Hidalgo

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Anne Hidalgo et François Hollande, le 6 novembre 2021 à la Fête de la rose en Corrèze. © AFP - Pascal Lachenaud Anne Hidalgo and François Hollande, November 6, 2021 at the Rose Festival in Corrèze.

Anne Hidalgo was Saturday, November 6 in Corrèze, the electoral fief of François Hollande. A form of focus when the former president had shone by his absence during the nomination of the candidate of the Socialist Party. But it is an enthusiastic support that François Hollande posted.

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Operation Redoubly for Anne Hidalgo. It is in the heirs that it appears alongside François Hollande: Heir to the social democracy, the agreement of Paris, of dignity to the attacks. The former president plays the game in the name of socialist continuity: "Make sure that with Anne Hidalgo, the story continues."

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support more by duty than by real enthusiasm. "Divided," he says, "there is no perspective. United, at least in a party, this allows to have the necessary momentum. "

A mitigated feeling

Anne Hidalgo is not fooled, but it is content with it: "When one counts former President of the Republic in his political formation, with the experience that is his, it is very important ... "

A feeling also mixed among party activists in La Rose. The Corrèze Socialist Federation had not opted for the Mayor of Paris when choosing the presidential candidate. But no question of playing the card of the disunity, as summarizes Jean: "We are PS, we are socialist and we continue to be. The Rose is the important part ! And There you go ! »

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