He was among the 100,000 French people opposed to compulsory vaccination and the extension of the health pass who marched on July 17 through France. Nicolas Dupont-Aignan was the guest of Philippe Corbé on BFM TV, this July 20. And his interview did not go without a hitch.
The journalist tried to question the politician on the yellow stars stamped “without vaccine”, and the dubious parallels with the second world war, which were made by some protesters opposed to a “health dictatorship”. And the president of Debout la France kept cutting him off.
While we repeated to him in a loop “let me speak”, “10 seconds”, “it’s still incredible”, Nicolas Dupont-Aignan did not stop. He deplored “the caricature” and “the dirt” which was made by the media of the event in which he participated.
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His host wanted to quote the recent speech of Joseph Schwartz, survivor of the Vélodrome d’Hiver, who “cried” when he discovered the yellow star he wore during the war being used in a “hateful comparison” to challenge health measures . In response, Nicolas Dupont-Aignan assured: “if there were morons, I totally condemn him … They were an ultra-minority. You blasted them!” he accused.
For him, there was no “outrageous, anti-Semitic, racist wave” in the crowd with which he walked. Faced with the risk of trivializing “negationism”, the politician swept away with a wave of his hand: “There was no anti-Semitic statement. The yellow stars were ridiculous, scandalous exaggeration on the discriminatory measure of government that classified the French “.