In the RN, these investitures which contradict the official line and the “normalization” of the party

In the RN, these investitures which contradict the official line and the “normalization” of the party
In the RN, these investitures which contradict the official line and the “normalization” of the party

The National Rally (RN) and its allies have nominated multiple candidates who have made anti-Semitic, conspiratorial or pro-Kremlin remarks, contrary to the declarations of the party leadership, which has not responded to requests for explanations. of Monde.

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Nostalgic for Vichy and anti-Semitic declarations

For several weeks, the president of the RN, Jordan Bardella, has posed as an enemy of a “atmospheric anti-Semitism”, which would, according to him, be fueled by La France insoumise. Marine Le Pen, she https://twitter.com/MLP_officiel/status/1803363916384252155?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1803363916384252155%7Ctwgr%5E6fc4ad7ac83f962f508a054cab094502f5fb0dd5%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnews.fr%2Ffrance%2F2024-06-19%2Fviol-dune-jeune-fille-juive-courbevoie-marine-le-pen-denonce-une-stigmatisationin reaction to the rape of a 12-year-old child in Courbevoie – coupled with anti-Semitic insults, according to the first elements of the investigation –, a “stigmatization of Jews for months by the far left”.

The party has, however, endorsed several candidates with a close interest in Vichy France. In the 1re Côtes-d’Armor constituency, Françoise Billaud, committed to the National Front since 1986, paid tribute on its Facebook page to Marshal Pétain, but also to Abbé Perrot, an emblematic local figure of collaboration. As for Frederic Boccaletti, outgoing deputy and reinvested in the Var, he was the founder, in 1997, of a bookstore specializing in far-right works whose name, Anthinéa, is a reference to a book by the anti-Semitic writer Charles Maurras ( 1868-1952). He was also sentenced in 2000 to a year in prison for “violence with weapons” during poster collages, while he was a member of the political party of Bruno Mégret, former leader, with Jean-Marie Le Pen. , of the National Front. In Paris, the RN candidate in 10e constituency, Agnes Pageard, was invested despite previous warnings about its use of anti-Semitic slogans. In Côte-d’Or, the MP reinvests Sophie Dumont broadcast texts from an anti-Semitic media, and mentioned in a tweet, since deleted, alleged Jewish financing of Reconquest!, as revealed Release.

On Wednesday June 19, the RN also withdrew its investiture in a hurry. Joseph Martinin the first constituency of Morbihan: in 2018, he published the message on Twitter: “Gas brought justice to the victims of the Shoah” – he has since assured that it was an allusion, having nothing anti-Semitic, to the death of the Holocaust denier Robert Faurisson (1929-2018). The same day, the boss of the Les Républicains (LR) party, Eric Ciotti, announced that Louis-Joseph Pechercandidate of the alliance between the RN and LR and better known under the name of Gannat, saw his nomination withdrawn after the discovery of “anti-Semitic, homophobic and filthy remarks” published on social networks. Maintained under a pseudonym, this account, deleted this week, contained multiple very violent, racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic comments. He responded, for example, to a tweet from the former socialist deputy for Essonne Julien Dray with the words “Jew who speaks, mouth who lies”.

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