INTERVIEW – President LR d’Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, who has not given up anything for 2022, calls for “political courage”.
LE FIGARO. – You had decided after the defeat in the Europeans to take a step back. What is your view of the state of France today?
Laurent WAUQUIEZ. – As historian Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie shows, a crisis is never a rupture, it is always a revelation. The Covid crisis has revealed a deep stall in France, the only one of the five Security Council countries not to have produced its vaccine, dependent on China for the manufacture of our masks, with the biggest trade deficit in all of France. history of the European Union, stunned by the weight of its bureaucracy. The post-Covid must be the time for the reconstruction of France. And it is possible, I am convinced of it. If we do not get up, the danger is a heavy and long stall for our country.
What are the blockages that have prevented us from being able to respond more quickly to this crisis?
Evil comes from further away. We are witnessing the reproduction of the same scenario every five years: we cannot correct
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