The supporters of Eric Zemmour claim to have collected for the polemicist, who has still not displayed his intentions for the presidential election, “a hundred” sponsorships of elected officials for 2022, while running for the Elysee requires collecting 500 signatures of ‘elected. “The hundred or so signature promises are interesting and reassuring, it provides a filter to avoid a fanciful candidacy, which would not be that of Zemmour,” said Antoine Diers, spokesperson for the Friends of Zemmour.
But the Figaro columnist, who also hosts a program on CNews, did not obtain that of the mayor of Béziers, Robert Ménard, close to the RN. The latter explained on RTL Thursday that “his friend” would do “a huge mistake” and risk going to “disaster” if he appeared in 2022. “Eric is a thinking machine, an incredible intelligence but he He must confront reality, warned Robert Ménard. We must be careful between the media effervescence, the small political world which boasts about all this, and reality. “
Zemmour absent from summer school
The support of the polemicist also maintains the vagueness on his possible participation in a primary of the right, for which each candidate must collect 250 signatures. The former boss of LR Laurent Wauquiez “gives up, the way is clear for Eric Zemmour!” “, Wrote in a statement Friday the association of Friends of Zemmour. But the polemicist, who will be present with the entrepreneur close to François Fillon Rafik Smati this weekend, will not finally go to the summer university on September 18,
from LR deputy Julien Aubert, who had at one time considered inviting him.
Eric Zemmour must previously appear on September 8 in court for “incitement to discrimination” and “racial insults” after remarks about unaccompanied minor migrants. The essayist also planned to publish himself, on September 16, a book entitled “France has not said its last word”, which the publisher Albin Michel did not want to publish, claiming that Eric Zemmour wanted in “Make a key element of his candidacy” in 2022.