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Plan Z: the rise of Éric Zemmour

France’s new insurgent, Éric Zemmour

23 October 2021

9:00 AM

23 October 2021

9:00 AM

The fact that Éric Zemmour hasn’t yet declared himself a candidate in next year’s French presidential election is a bit of a joke. A Harris poll last week put him on 17 per cent, ahead of all other rivals to President Emmanuel Macron. And he’s holding rallies across France at which adoring fans in ‘Zemmour 2022’ T-shirts chant: ‘Zemmour! Président!’

He’s still pretending to be a TV personality on a big book promotion tour.

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