Not everything went as planned on Sunday evening for Emmanuel Macron’s campaign team. The outgoing president was re-elected on the evening of the second round with 58% of the vote. To celebrate his victory he wanted a beautiful picture at the foot of the sparkling Eiffel Tower.
Lack of luck, in the Paris City Hall, her opponent, Anne Hidalgo, decided otherwise, report to our colleagues from Figaro. The newspaper explains:The outgoing president’s team asked for an exemption from the Eiffel Tower’s brilliance at 9:30 p.m., during Emmanuel Macron’s address to the Champ-de-Mars “.
A request for this table, at 9 PM and 9:30 PM, was rejected by the Mayor of Paris. Campaign managers would have had this justification: “It’s amazing how light it is tonight. Exceptionally, we may wait 22 hours to shed light on it“.
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