POLITICS: The rebellious member did not understand why the EU flag was there …
His arrival to the National Assembly on Tuesday had been noticed . But the reaction of Jean-Luc Mélenchon, new MP of France Insoumis of Bouches-du-Rhône, in sight of a European flag in the grounds of the Palais Bourbon, also worth its weight in peanuts.
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“Hey, frankly, we have to put this here ? MP asks, pointing to the European flag. No, but wait, it’s the French Republic here, it is not the Virgin Mary. I do not understand. ”
“This stuff is not constitutional”
The former presidential candidate continues: “This stuff is not constitutional. Because they had put in the draft constitution, you know the flag of Europe. “His fellow members, however, seem very receptive to his comments.