In France, which is preparing for a harsh winter due to the energy crisis that broke out in Europe, the ministers have been posing with their winter clothes for a long time. The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, appeared in front of the cameras with his turtleneck sweater in order to be an ‘example’ to his citizens. The anger of the opposition and social media is growing as the government claims that if citizens follow the austerity plan, they can get through the winter without power cuts.
The Ukrainian war that started on February 24 EuropeIt looks like it will doom ‘ to a cold and dark winter this year. After Russian President Vladimir Putin significantly cuts gas going to the continent, they feel great. energy European countries, which are in crisis, are planning to get through this winter with the austerity measures they have taken.
EXPERTS ARE CONCERNED: SAVINGS MAY NOT BE ENOUGH
The measures taken by EU countries for lighting and heating have been in the newspaper headlines for months. While many countries such as Germany, France and Denmark increase their measures as winter approaches, experts are worried that the savings will not be enough to overcome the energy crisis.
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CALL FOR ‘SAVE’ TO THE FRENCH
In the midst of all these concerns, French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne claimed that their country is ready for winter despite the gas shortage in Europe. Stating that they predicted the situation long ago and made preparations accordingly, the Prime Minister called on his citizens by saying, “If our citizens participate in the energy saving plan, we can survive the winter without a power cut.”
MACRON HE ATTENDED THE CAMERA IN A THROAT SWEATER
During his speech at the Elysee Palace yesterday, French President Emmanuel Macron was seen wearing a winter jacket instead of a shirt and tie as usual. The French leader was later seen wearing a sweater during his meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
“MACRON THROAT SWEATER STARTED THE FASHION”
Macron’s image had a great impact in the French press. While most media suggest Macron’s sweater move is a message of support for the government’s energy-saving initiative, RTL “Macron started the turtleneck sweater fashion” used the title.
While the French government recommends its citizens to dress thickly in order to save on heating during the difficult winter months, French ministers have started to appear in front of the cameras in winter clothes such as jackets, puffer coats and sweaters for a while. It is thought that President Macron is trying to set an example for his citizens by following this trend.
SENDING “YOU CAN EAT CAKE IF BREAD”
Although the French ministers started the ‘winter fashion’ for energy saving, the opposition is reacting to the issue. The far-right Marine Le Pen, who heads the largest opposition party in parliament, ‘If there is no bread, let them eat cake’ by sending ‘Can’t they get warm? Let them wear cashmere’ said.
While Gaspard Gantzer accused the ministers wearing coats of a paternalistic approach, it turned out that social media did not agree with the ministers on this issue.
BIG ANGRY ON SOCIAL MEDIA: ‘HOW CAN YOU BE SO AMATEUR?’
The advice to households to ‘do not raise the temperature above 19 degrees’ caused public anger in France. One of the users for advice ‘This means the government has failed’ commented.
another user“Millions will suffer from the cold this winter and they are smiling at us in turtlenecks” saying another ‘how can you be so unprofessional’ he rebelled against the austerity measures.
DENMARK AND CZECHIA DISTRIBUTED BLANKETS
While discussions about thick clothes continued in France, it was learned that blankets were distributed to employees in Denmark and students in Czechia.