The protester, who has yet to be identified, drove a truck full of horse manure in front of the the French National Assembly building, where the French parliament meets.
He was halfway through dumping the load (pun intended) when he was arrested by police.
President Francois Hollande, France’s current president, is (according to polling numbers) the least popular leader in France’s modern-day history. He also recently became entangled in a sex scandal with a popular French actress.
The side of the feces-filled truck read, “Out with Hollande and the entire political class. Long live the Sixth Republic”. The 5th Republic refers to the 5th and current version of the French constitution, so it seems the man was calling for a whole new constitution and political system in the country.
But he might have just been saying, “This whole situation is horse****.”
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