In an age where Trump and Brexit have shaken the global political establishment to its core, President Macron believed that he could still make centrist #Politics look 'cool.' Last week he was entertaining celebrities like Rihanna and U2's Bono at the French presidential palace and he was still relishing in his landslide victory this year over his rival, Marine Le Pen. But as Harold Wilson once said: 'A week is a long time in politics.' And a lot can change as the weeks go by.

But the French President's poll numbers have quickly dropped. Mirroring Tony Blair's style of politics during the 'Cool Britannia' era, his New Labour idol soon discovered that the attractive lure of charismatic politicians can fade.

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By 2003, after leading Britain into the disastrous Iraq War, Mr. Blair found his popularity gradually beginning to vanish. Yet very few Brits, including members of his own party, have any respect left for Labour's most successful leader so far.

He hopes that his mixture of policies will shift the emphasis off his dwindling fortunes

Rather like Mr. Blair, President Macron has an overwhelming majority in the French parliament. But many members of his young political party, En Marche, are failing to unite behind him. He hopes that his mixture of policies, like nationalising the country's biggest shipbuilder, STX #France, and meeting Libya's two main political rivals to agree a ceasefire prior to upcoming elections, will shift the emphasis off his dwindling fortunes. That has not turned out to be the case.

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So what is the young President's next move? To use Brexit as a chance to escape his growing domestic problems. Many leaders use foreign affairs to present themselves as 'tough' when their ratings are collapsing at home. Tsar Nicholas II tried to use the First World War to restore popularity to the failing Tsarist regime and failed. But Margaret Thatcher succeeded during the Falklands War and this shifted her political fortunes massively.

The beginning of the end of Marcon's honeymoon

President Macron hopes that by persuading British bankers to move abroad, it will create more jobs and act as a boost to France's economy. He also wants his country to become more competitive and he intends to snatch UK talent to help achieve this aim. Any government loves to boast that it has created employment for its citizens and transforming Paris into a financial hub will aid the French President's purpose.

But with banks like HSBC refuting the French President's #Brexit charm offensive, his efforts may fall flat on his face. For when he finds his many other measures have failed to become legislation, this could be the beginning of the end of Macron's honeymoon.