Essay by Eric Worrall
h/t Breitbart; According to French President Macron, talk of winter blackouts are “scenarios of fear” which have to stop.
“STOP ALL THAT”: MACRON’S REFRAMING IN THE FACE OF “SCENARIOS OF FEAR” OF POWER CUTS
06/12/2022 at 11:26
The Head of State denounced the authorities and public companies which are beginning “to scare people with absurd scenarios”.
“Stop all that”. While RTE warned of possible power cuts this winter, Emmanuel Macron reframed this Tuesday “the authorities and public companies” whose role “is not to transfer fear or to govern by fear”.
“The role of government, ministers, operators, is to do their job to provide energy, that’s all. And then to call everyone to responsibility so that there is sobriety. It’s not to start scaring people with absurd scenarios and things like the ones I’ve heard in recent hours”, the head of state said on his arrival in Tirana (Albania). for a European summit.
“Fear scenarios, not for me!”
“We are a great country, we have a great energy model,” continued Emmanuel Macron, assuring that “we will hold out this winter despite the war. So I ask everyone to do their job”.
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When future historians write about the destruction of Western energy security, President Macron of France will have a starring role as Europe’s green energy clown.
Macron over the years has performed bizarre green publicity stunts, such as offering US climate scientists €1.5 million to defect to France, or staging a mock state visit with US actor Arnold Schwarzenegger to discuss global climate policy. In his first term of office he spoke of wanting to govern like a Roman God.
But if the lights go out this winter in Europe, nobody will be laughing at the French funny man.