What was Macrons speech supposed to acheive?

TheHuski

The centenary of world war one brought together world leaders to Paris, to remember the fallen, the ones that gave their lives for the sovereign nations these brave men fought for. One such thing that these soldiers stood up for was the national ideas that they felt strongly about. When their national identity and culture was under threat. they stood up to oppression.

The French president took to the stage, in front of world press to openly say that ‘nationalism is destroying the patriotism’. What a time to bring something like this to up to say, on the day the world was remembering fallen heroes. This centrist president quoted by the guardian newspaper as saying, ‘old demons were resurfacing’. In my opinion this was a clear dig at the populist movement, bringing down elitism throughout not only Europe but furthermore the world. World leaders met later in the day after…

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