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Decision of the CSA on Eric Zemmour: the divided political class

2021-09-09T10:45:17.636Z

From this Thursday evening, the columnist's speaking time will be officially counted. A "censorship" for some, a decision expected for others.



As of this Thursday evening, and by decision of the Superior council of audio-visual (CSA), the speaking time of Eric Zemmour will be counted.

"

The situation has changed,

" said the institution.

The columnist immediately reacted by denouncing a "

censorship

".

"

The CSA is now taking over from the judges,

" he announced at the top of a press release.

An announcement that also made the political class react.

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"

This first decision was necessary

", affirmed Matthieu Orphelin on social networks.

The former Walker, support of the ecologist Yannick Jadot, warned for a long time about a situation considered unfair.

"

It is not in any way to censor Mr. Zemmour, just that he respects the same rules as the other presidential candidates

", he added, specifying to have also seized the national commission of the accounts of campaign on the subject.

Elected from rebellious France, Danièle Obono also felt that it was "

not too early

".

"Suspect"

On the other side of the political spectrum, the right has expressed a mixed reaction.

Senator Les Républicains des Bouches-du-Rhône, Valérie Boyer, assured that "

the message has passed

".

While wondering: "

The speaking time of the president candidate or the presidential candidate Macron is counted from when?

And how ?

»A question shared by his colleague from the Alpes-Maritimes, Éric Ciotti.

"

Are you going to count down the speaking time of a campaigning president?"

», He abounded.

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Invited on RMC / BFMTV, the mayor National Rally of Perpignan Louis Aliot for his part criticized the decision of the Council. "

I find that the CSA gets involved in what does not concern him

", launched the city council. “

It is also up to Eric Zemmour to ask himself the question of whether by announcing that he is a candidate, he can also benefit from his status as a journalist where he has a daily show. But it looks at him, and it looks at his channel,

”he continued. And to find "

suspect

" that the CSA comes "to

interfere in there

".

Source: lefigaro

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