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Behind the Aegis

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Wed Jan 10, 2024, 04:39 AM Jan 2024

France gets its youngest and first out gay prime minister

France saw its youngest and first out gay prime minister named Tuesday as French President Emmanuel Macron seeks a fresh start for the rest of his term amid growing political pressure from the far right.

Gabriel Attal, 34, rose to prominence as the government's spokesman and education minister and had polled as the most popular minister in the outgoing government.

His predecessor, Elisabeth Borne, resigned Monday following recent political turmoil over an immigration law that strengthens the government’s ability to deport foreigners.

Macron will work with Attal to name a new government in the coming days, though some key ministers are expected to continue in their posts.



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SWBTATTReg

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2. Perhaps one day, we'll have a younger generation of
Wed Jan 10, 2024, 04:23 PM
Jan 2024

politicians in this Country, I am not knocking Pres. Biden, and will support Pres. Biden to the hilt, but I do want younger representatives for this Country, the younger generation deserves the mantle of leadership in this Country too, after all, they need to grasp the complexities of governing early in their lives in order to be more effective in governing.

Why is it that our top leadership needs to be so old, so etc.? I know that experience etc. is a key attribute, but how did the moronic tRUMP get into office? His experience was zilch. Pres. Biden was different, he participated in the legislative experience for many decades.

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