Au revoir, David. Et merci pour rien

L’homme "qui n’aimait pas Bruxelles" a tiré sa révérence. Il ne sera pas vraiment regretté. Récit.

British Prime minister David Cameron gestures as he delivers a speech during a press conference during an European Union summit on June 28, 2016 at the EU headquarters in Brussels. Britain's exit from the European Union may erode the bloc's leadership role in fighting climate change and stymie crucial efforts to set more ambitious targets for cutting greenhouse gases, officials and experts said on June 28. European leaders meeting in Brussels pressured British Prime Minister David Cameron Tuesday to launch the two-year withdrawal process "as soon as possible", but the embattled premier has vowed he will leave that task to a successor to be named on September 9. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUEN
British Prime minister David Cameron gestures as he delivers a speech during a press conference during an European Union summit on June 28, 2016 at the EU headquarters in Brussels. Britain's exit from the European Union may erode the bloc's leadership role in fighting climate change and stymie crucial efforts to set more ambitious targets for cutting greenhouse gases, officials and experts said on June 28. European leaders meeting in Brussels pressured British Prime Minister David Cameron Tuesday to launch the two-year withdrawal process "as soon as possible", but the embattled premier has vowed he will leave that task to a successor to be named on September 9. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUEN ©AFP
Gilles Toussaint
L’homme "qui n’aimait pas Bruxelles" a tiré sa révérence. Il ne sera pas vraiment regretté.

Beaucoup de tristesse et même de l’émotion, de la compréhension, du respect… A entendre les participants, leur dernier souper en compagnie de David Cameron, mardi soir, baignait un peu dans l’ambiance d’une veillée mortuaire. Le choc du Brexit se digère lentement. Personne autour de la table ne s’est évidemment réjoui du résultat de la partie de

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