This Friday, October 6, it was the turn of the Minister of Justice, guest of LCI, to be questioned on the non-candidate Eric Zemmour and on his multiple controversial statements. Explaining answering the polemicist “in the political field”, Eric Dupond-Moretti wanted to return on this occasion to a situation deeply shocking him: “He claims to be Jacques Chirac and he calls himself the heir to the RPR (former right-wing party, editor’s note). And there is not a guy at LR to get up and say ‘stop, you insult the memory of the president Chirac “? It is extraordinary this time “.
Considering that Eric Zemmour, several times condemned by justice for incitement to hatred, “is of all bowls”, the Keeper of the Seals continued, dwelling on his many controversial outings, from Marshal Pétain to the death penalty: “I would like that beyond the postures, we go look at the words. If ten years ago, Jean-Marie Le Pen had dared the words of Zemmour, there were 100,000 people in the streets. Today we accept. hui the unacceptable. This is what Hannah Arendt calls the ‘trivialization of evil’ “. Watch the interview with Darius Rochebin at the top of this article.