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Analysis-Emmanuel Macron learns the art of compromise the hard way

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By Michel Rose PARIS (Reuters) – Jupiter has lost his thunder. Emmanuel Macron, whose first presidential mandate was marked by a top-down government style he compared to that of the almighty Roman god, will have to learn the art of consensus-building in the second. Deprived of an absolute majority by voters on Sunday, the French president can no longer count on parliament as a mere rubber-stamping house. Instead, he will be forced to negotiate with demanding allies and new partners with a vendetta. Projections showed that Macron’s “Ensemble!” coalition bloc had missed an absolute majority by b…

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