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I’m lucky to be living in the US when I see scenes like this…Europe is crazy. They allow their politicians to control their lives. Even their idea of revolution…they “stole” it from us.
It is a bit of an overstretch to call this “people’s revolution”. Revolutionaries do not just walk in the streets in nice weather. They take measures.
Macron is playing with fire as he continues to undermine the French people. Although the current French pension schemes are complicated, they were fought for over the decades and they won’t be tricked into a new scheme whereas they get less pension and are expected to work for more years.
Macron’s rising unpopularity could see a (once unlikely) reemergance of the right wing Marine Le Pen, who is gaining support in some key areas.