It is necessary to “cut dead branches that reach the whole tree”, warns Marcelo and asks for more ambition and cohesion

Marcelo said that he was not going to talk about the foam of days and that the speech marking Portugal Day would be dedicated to “the sometimes forgotten interiors” of the country. And so it was. The President of the Republic referred to the capacities of the Douro, “deep, majestic and monumental”, to create “a portrait of the Portugal we want”. But, at a time when political tension is at its height, and with António Costa listening behind, it is difficult to give in to the temptation to read in the words of the President of the Republic some messages to the absolute majority which has, as Marcelo himself has already said, a unique opportunity (with a lot of European money and a parliamentary arrangement that allows for stability) to launch the country.

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