Jean-Luc Melenchon

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A woman holding a broom takes part in a demonstration on May 5, 2013... News PhotoAdult,Broom,France,Front de Gauche,Image,Jean-Luc Melenchon,Leadership,Paris - France,Participant,Political Party,Politics,Protest,Vertical,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA woman holding a broom takes part in a demonstration on May 5, 2013 in Paris, called by Jean-Luc Melenchon, leader of Front de Gauche (Left Front) left wing party, to protest 'against the austerity, against the finance and to ask for a Sixth Republic'. When France's president Francois Hollande swept to power on May 2012 on a wave of discontent, he could hardly have imagined that a year later he would be the most unpopular president in modern French history. The broom refers to Melenchon's call for May 5 protest as a 'sweeping out'. AFP PHOTO / PIERRE ANDRIEU (Photo credit should read PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty Images)