"Ruth Elkrief. Manipulative. If Muslims are not insulted, this fanatic will be indignant. (...) Elkrief reduces all political life to his contempt for Muslims. On Sunday, Jean-Luc Mélenchon published this message on the social network X to criticize the interview of MP Manuel Bompard by the LCI journalist. The method and tone used by the LFI leader have sparked a wave of protests within the journalistic profession as well as among the political class. According to Gérald Darmanin, a guest of Apolline de Malherbe on Monday morning, Jean-Luc Mélenchon "puts a target on Mrs. Elkrief's back."
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During the same interview, the Minister of the Interior announced that he had placed the woman who was for a long time an emblematic face of BFMTV under police protection. "We are in a democracy, journalists do what they want and question politicians as they want. I decided, this morning, to hand over police protection to your colleague," Gérald Darmanin announced. Ruth Elkrief would therefore have already been the subject of such a device in the past. "This is what the irresponsible behavior of France Insoumise produces," concludes the minister.