PARIS, 10 JUN – “In cavalry, we don’t like lies”: this is how Damien Tarel, the “slapper” of Emmanuel Macron, replied today to the president of the court before whom he appeared by direct line after the attack carried out 2 days ago . Tarel added that according to him “Macron represents the decadence of our country very well”, then admitting that he made an “impulsive” gesture “not physically controlled”. Tarel added that he wanted to do “something sensational” but then “rethought” it. He admitted that the slap was “quite violent”: “How do I explain it? It was the surprise to see him coming towards me, ”he added. Tarel then said that, days earlier, he had thought of “throwing an egg or a cream pie” at the president. (HANDLE).