Can you imagine the problems of the President of France, who has never married, who had never held high office, who made 60 Promises in his Election Manifesto and more afterwards, but who has introduced marriage by same sex Homosexuals ? Except for the last Promise, he has recently put almost all of his 60 promises on a back boiler !!!
Socialists are in a real quandry. In fact not just the "Socialists" but also the Communists and other smaller factions (Greens) who supported his call to defeat the Right, the Sarkosists !!! Catholics now are split and have apprehensions.
After his election, François Hollande attacked Merkel and the EU and Germany because he wanted to introduce new orientations in the EUROZONE policies, to maximise industrial regeneration. He wanted a positive drive in ideas and actions. Beyond this initial blast his contributions at Summits have lacked punch !!!
12 months after his election as President, François Hollande faces a mini revolt in his ranks !!! All his passionate supporters, Politicians or even Electors, are proposing ideas of what should be done to recover from a disasterous first year in office !!!
This coming week will be critical, not to say crucial. Traditionally in France on May 1, and during the following days, Trades Unions express their Socialist "support or ideas" and all political parties, right, left or centre will underline their intentions to old and new adherents !!!
Will François Hollande dare to continue to take his time ? Or will he just watch ? France awaits with baited breath !!!