Defeated candidate for the presidency of the Commission in 2019, the discreet Manfred Weber becomes essential by accumulating the caps among the Christian Democrats.
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Beware of the misleading appearances of the Christian Democrat Manfred Weber, elected on Tuesday as President of the EPP (European Christian Democrats). He does not speak loudly, most often tries to smooth things over and avoids taking any blows as much as possible in the battles that cross his group in the European Parliament. No tinsel in this man who presents himself as a humble servant of the European cause, a “bridge builder”, as they say in the current globish in Brussels.
In truth, this small man , a Bavarian from the CSU, born in Wildenberg, who blushes with shame at the salacious jokes of his colleagues, masks an iron ambition. Today, he is in a position of strength, cumulating the presidency of the EPP group in the European Parliament and the presidency of the Parti p…