Fabien Roussel admits that it is a bit “inflated” but he assumes the slogan of his campaign: “France happy days” despite the health context. The communist candidate has set himself a big challenge: to bring popular voters back “home”. The French Communist Party (PCF) had not presented a presidential candidate since 2007 and the 1.93% of Marie-Georges Buffet, the worst score in the history of the party.
Facing Jean-Luc Mélenchon, whom the PCF had supported in 2012 and 2017, Fabien Roussel is making a good start to the campaign, even if he remains far behind the candidate of La France insoumise in the polls.
His little sentence on “good wine, good meat, good cheese: it’s French gastronomy” was…