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World: Does Zemmour's finger of honor more shocked than his racist remarks?

UltraDroite: Eric Zemmour Refers to know the members of the group "The Vilains Fachos"

 UltraDroite: Eric Zemmour Refers to know the members of the group members of the LVF stated at the Media Analysis site Judgment on Images (ASI) that they were present at the inauguration at the end of October of the HQ. From the team of Eric Zemmour Rue Goujon, in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, Photo and recording © Ugo AMEZ / SIPA Eric Zemmour in Bordeaux on November 12, 2021, dedicates its latest book.

  Le doigt d’honneur de Zemmour a-t-il plus choqué que ses propos racistes ? © Copyright 2021, Obs

Chloé Morin is a specialist in opinion, expert associated with the Jean-Jaurès Foundation. In particular, it published "Populism for the help of democracy? (Gallimard, 2021).

How to explain the echo aroused by the honor's finger of Eric Zemmour in Marseille ? A finger of honor, it scans more than racist remarks?

Eric Zemmour exercises some form of fascination for part of the public and media since the launch of his book, and this presidential campaign that refuses to say his name. On the one hand, because its extreme ideas about immigration, security or Islam pleasant a part of the electorate. But also, on the other hand, because it provides every day a new episode, like a screenwriter of his own campaign, with twists, surprises, dramas and denouements more or less happy.

Excluded. A documentary in the backstage of the Eric Zemmour campaign, its director reveals all the details

 Excluded. A documentary in the backstage of the Eric Zemmour campaign, its director reveals all the details © Ugo AMEZ / SIPA Excluded. A documentary in the backstage of the Eric Zemmour campaign, his director reveals all the details the journalist and producer Louis Morin followed for a few weeks behind the scenes Eric Zemmour. He reveals the contours of this campaign documentary. It is still not officially candidate.

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This is not the first time one of its shoes raises controversy, comments and multiple indignations. The difference, with this finger of honor, it is that we feel that the provocation was not calculated, and that it reveals it - including in the eyes of its own potential voters, who support it Usually Mordicus - a facet that is not about his advantage ...

Is it also a sign that the racist speech has tried?

The racist discourse has been trivialized, yes. To hear Eric Zemmour insult foreigners, or Muslims, has nothing surprising. We get used to it, or we resign, to everything ... but the difference between the racist discourse and the finger of honor is that the voters of Zemmour adhere to the first, while they do not necessarily appreciate what the finger of honor reveals from their champion: someone who struggles to keep his nerves, divides a society already too divided, instead of putting back from order as he claims.

The calamitous displacement of Zemmour in Marseille ends with an exchange of honor

 The calamitous displacement of Zemmour in Marseille ends with an exchange of honor © Nicolas Tucat Eric Zemmour made a finger of honor to a passerby who had just sent him a Saturday in Marseille. A passerby has sat on a finger of honor at the extreme right polemist Éric Zemmour, who ended a shift in Marseille and responded by the same gesture by the window of his car, found a photographer from AFP. A woman approached the probable future candidate car, who agreed to lower her glass.

Do the images have more weight than the words? Remember that Eric Zemmour did not want to go to his trial for "compaction of provocation to racial hatred" on November 17th in the Paris Correctional Court ...

Images have a lot more weight than the words, and in our Society of emotion, snapshot and social networks, they have more than ever. What is not filmed does not exist, or almost. Because we tend to remember what arouses our emotions.

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It must also be emphasized that the rejection of immigration has spread in our society precisely because of the Absence of images, the distress situations experienced by migrants disappearing under figures or abstract notions. As we just have to see the face of this young Kurdish trying to join his fiancé in England to measure how much our rejection of "massive immigration" is inhuman. As long as one will speak only of numbers, large masses, our society will continue to seek to protect oneself from an immigrant background that it sees as an existential threat.

French far-right commentator Zemmour announces presidential run

  French far-right commentator Zemmour announces presidential run French far-right commentator Zemmour announces presidential runPARIS (Reuters) - Far-right commentator Eric Zemmour said on Tuesday he will stand in France's 2022 presidential election, confirming his political ambitions after dominating the headlines for weeks with provocative comments on immigration.

Eric Zemmour bases its media success on transgression. Can the finger of honor reinforce its image - it differs from "classic" politicians - or conversely, damage it - showing that it does not have the fabric of a president?

I believe that this finger of honor will be decrypted as a sign of an inability to keep his nerves, to take up the height, even a form of contempt of the political opponent very democratic. The spontaneity of the gesture - claimed by the entourage of the quasi-candidate - will be seen as a sign of authenticity: we saw there the "true" Zemmour, the one who does not calculate.

Now, this zemmour does not seem to correspond to what citizens - and singularly those on the right, its potential electorate - wish, since we see a leader who does not control, who divides instead of gathering. As such, this finger of honor could begin to install in his potential voters a new reading grid on the Zemmour character, made of doubt and fear.

Zemmour: Ancient RN, radical activists ... which locally composes his party? .
The Party of Eric Zemmour, reconquest, now has its local referents. Among them, many come from the ranks of the national gathering or identity movement. © AFP.com/julien de Rosa Eric Zemmour, candidate for the presidential election, during a campaign meeting, on December 5, 2021 in Villepinte, near Paris A Villepinte, Eric Zemmour promised in front of an euphoric public a real political renewal.

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