France’s cabinet reshuffle: “Interior minister Darmanin comes with political risk”

“#Darmanin is age 38, from a working class family with Algerian roots. So he seems to be the new kind of interior #minister but this is actually a very orthodox appointment. Darmanin is seen by #Macron to have done a flawless job as budget minister, he will reassure the police as Interior Minister. They felt they didn’t have full support from Christophe Castaner. His appointment anchors Macron’s presidency a bit more to the right.”
Jim Shields, professor of French politics, University of Warwick

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