FILE - In this Dec. 2, 20118 file photo, a man rides his bicycle past by a graffiti on the Paris Garnier Opera house in Paris that reads: "Macron is equal to Louis 16", referring to the King of France during the French Revolution in 1789. There are parallels for unpopular French President Emmanuel Macron in the demise of King Louis XVI more than two centuries ago. Democracy has replaced monarchy but the culture of a mob taking its anger against perceived inequality onto the streets of Paris has not changed.
FILE - In this Dec. 2, 20118 file photo, a man rides his bicycle past by a graffiti on the Paris Garnier Opera house in Paris that reads: "Macron is equal to Louis 16", referring to the King of France during the French Revolution in 1789. There are parallels for unpopular French President Emmanuel Macron in the demise of King Louis XVI more than two centuries ago. Democracy has replaced monarchy but the culture of a mob taking its anger against perceived inequality onto the streets of Paris has not changed. Kamil Zihnioglu, File AP Photo
FILE - In this Dec. 2, 20118 file photo, a man rides his bicycle past by a graffiti on the Paris Garnier Opera house in Paris that reads: "Macron is equal to Louis 16", referring to the King of France during the French Revolution in 1789. There are parallels for unpopular French President Emmanuel Macron in the demise of King Louis XVI more than two centuries ago. Democracy has replaced monarchy but the culture of a mob taking its anger against perceived inequality onto the streets of Paris has not changed. Kamil Zihnioglu, File AP Photo

Don’t mess with France’s masses: Lesson for kings, president

December 06, 2018 09:20 AM