Tuesday, May 17

Presidential 2022. Zemmour-Le Pen: duel of meetings on the far right on Saturday

“No overbidding” but “serious”. Despite the defections of elected officials from the team of Eric Zemmour – for which his niece Marion Maréchal now “leans” -, Marine Le Pen intends to “trace her path” as a “candidate for concrete solutions”. It will thus bring together some 3,000 people in Reims on Saturday for a “presidential convention”. But “this is not a meeting to warm up activists”, assures his close adviser Philippe Olivier.

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“It’s a convention where we present our project, a serious exercise to show that we have worked, that we provide concrete, quantified answers”, adds the one who is also the brother-in-law of the candidate of the National Rally. . Marine Le Pen watered down her speech. Even if she still plans to overhaul the Constitution in depth to counter immigration, the MP for Pas-de-Calais, for example, no longer wants to abolish dual nationality or leave the euro, and now focuses on power of purchase. His speech is scheduled for Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Parc des expositions in Reims.

Not at “war”

Problem, a few hours before (3 p.m.), Eric Zemmour expects around 8,000 supporters at the Grand Palais in Lille, after a first meeting on December 5 which brought together more than 10,000 people in Villepinte (Seine-Saint-Denis). “We do not get angry, slips the entourage of Marine Le Pen. For us, Zemmour is behind, he is not qualified, we are not going to outbid, “we underline in his camp where we rather seek to wake up the duel of 2017 against Emmanuel Macron, whose balance sheet is considered “catastrophic”.

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Eric Zemmour also assures that he is not at “war” against Marine Le Pen. “She is not our enemy,” insists a relative. After insisting a lot on the fight against immigration, “the fear that” France is “buried by another civilization” or having pleaded to support “rurality” rather than the “suburbs”, Eric Zemmour intends to focus his intervention on economic and social issues.

A far-right “primary”?

According to former member of the Republicans Guillaume Peltier, after a period of “stability” in January in the polls, the goal for the month of February is “to set up the match between Valérie Pécresse and us”. “She is the most fragile” among the contenders in the second round, considers the Zemmour camp which is increasing the attacks against the president of the Ile-de-France region on social networks. Eric Zemmour is slightly behind the elbow-to-elbow between Marine Le Pen and Valérie Pécresse in the polls, behind Emmanuel Macron, who is not yet a candidate.

The two public meetings will “be an interesting moment to find out if we are facing a primary” between Marine Le Pen and Eric Zemmour or “two really different candidacies”, believes analyst and pollster Jérôme Sainte-Marie. According to him, the first has an identified “popular” electorate, “poor workers in the private sector, employees, workers or workers and independent traders”, while in the second, “there is a difference between its executives, who come from Catholic bourgeoisie ‘Demonstration for all'” and the electorate, which has “not really a sociology”.

Reference-www.leprogres.fr

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