After the victory of Benoît Hamon during the primary of the left, Jean-Luc Mélenchon had a sweeter speech than usual with regard to the candidate of the Socialist party. He made note of him having “words so close to our own”.
“For me, ecological planning, and independence of France, now cover a wider field than they did when we were alone to speak of them,” said Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who dismissed last week any idea of a gathering with Benoît Hamon if the latter prevailed Sunday.
“To nominate this candidate, shows that the PS preferred our words to those of his own government, and is a fact that will bear fruit in time,” he welcomed, seeing as evidence the “cultural hegemony” of his program, “Future in common”.
However, Jean-Luc Mélenchon has highlighted the interest of his campaign, without fully committing himself to that route. “It is up to us who have taken this choice over so many years to be able to make it victorious, the campaign of the ‘Unsubmissive’, and my candidacy are here for that. “He concluded.