Was François Bayrou the victim of a political witch hunt?

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The lawyer Hervé Lehman invites us to question the procedures for bringing charges when it comes to political figures. The following week, it would be the turn of the Minister of Labor, Olivier Dussopt. It is safe to say that the justice system is no longer afraid to prosecute sitting ministers, which shows that it has become largely independent from the executive branch.

However, it is reasonable to think that the pendulum has swung too far and that the public prosecutors, particularly the national financial prosecutor’s office, as well as a few investigating judges, give the impression of having opened a hunt for politicians, which has the very negative effect of reinforcing the popular feeling of “all are corrupt.” And it is here that the three recent acquittals occurred…

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