The candidate of rebellious France and his entourage are convinced that a pool of votes exists among the abstainers, who are not taken into account in the opinion polls.
“I’m not joking when I tell you, ‘I’m going to be elected!’ It’s possible”, again assured Thursday Jean-Luc Mélenchon in a river interview at L’Obs. Six months before the first round of the presidential election, the candidate of La France insoumise wants to believe it. Although it is given at the head of the left candidatures, the deputy of Bouches-du-Rhône struggles to stay beyond the 10% mark. Not enough to see the front door of the second round.
Jean-Luc Mélenchon and his family, however, are convinced that a pool of votes exists among the abstainers, not taken into account in the opinion polls. During the next six months, the Insoumis have therefore set themselves as objective number 1 to convince these French undecided, or even disgusted with political life. “When you are an activist, when you wear your skin out doing that, and you hear yourself say: ‘They are all the same, they are bandits’, it is hard”, recognized the candidate, Wednesday evening, in front of the students of Sciences
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