His campaign would suffer cruelly from the contradiction between his Gaullist posture and centrism which he claimed. The logic of the Fifth Republic was saved de Gaulle of centrism, thanks to the conjunction between the election of head of state by popular vote and adoption, for legislators, the majority vote in two rounds. The polarization of political life that comes from, and who has twenty years is necessary, thus aligning UK on most foreign models, and forced each side has kept its extreme and self-discipline while undertaking a central government..
Now, as if it were a door nostalgia invincible time or MRP ruled the Fourth with the socialists and moderates, Francois Bayrou refuses to learn from this long history. His plan to use a proportional threat, at best, to restore what de Gaulle called poisons and delights combinations government concocted without regard to electoral majorities, it could, at worst, to create an unbridgeable gap between a presidential majority found and a president he wants, in addition, strengthened by giving it the powers of the Prime Minister. This project as far as the dangers of centrism: the price of a calling center would be a majority of both powerlessness and denial of the alternation. The gathering was to conduct Gaullist policies to convince some of the people left, it was a campaign rally at the base, not at the top.