Marion Maréchal, a Le Pen above all | EUROtoday

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Marion Maréchal, during a meeting of the Reconquest!  for the launch of the European campaign, in Paris, March 10, 2024.

Her face hidden beneath a hood, her again drained from carrying a giant bag, blisters on her ft, Marion Maréchal interrupted her marketing campaign on Saturday May 18. The prime of the Reconquest checklist! within the European elections took benefit of the traditionalist pilgrimage to Chartres to supply himself a “moment of introspection” from one o'clock. “A personal and spiritual approach” that the previous far-right MP didn’t want to publicize, any greater than she needs to ship the potential political evaluation drawn from her stroll when The world the assembly, two weeks earlier than the vote.

What did she suppose, this already 34-year-old determine in French politics, on the way in which to Chartres? What's his subsequent huge splash on social networks, after having outrageously relaunched the talk on surrogacy? The alternative to have joined a whole motion constructed within the service of the presidential ambition of 1 man, Eric Zemmour? Or to Marine Le Pen, who flew on the identical time to Madrid and the far-right worldwide united by the Vox get together?

The presence of Marion Maréchal within the Spanish capital, within the firm of Eric Zemmour, had nonetheless been introduced by the administration of Reconquête! Neither of them in the end crossed the Pyrenees: the top of the checklist stated he most well-liked the “pele” (of Chartres) and the preparation of one more televised debate. At her get together, she additionally defined that she didn’t need to seem on the identical occasion as her aunt. So she left the three-time presidential candidate to hold the French voice alone towards immigration on the European xenophobic scene. As a logo, for his niece, of a marketing campaign tirelessly caught between the heavy shadow of his household and the strategic divisions assumed on the prime of his new political chapel.

Conservative line

Basically, nothing separates Marion Maréchal from the historic Zemmourists, this gang led by Sarah Knafo and linked by absolute allegiance to the previous member of the redaction of the Figaro. They all make the struggle towards immigration and a so-called “Islamization” of the nation “vital priority” of every election. All share the identical racialist lexical area, adhere to the racist and conspiracy principle of the “great replacement”: of the promise of a “remigration” to the irrepressible census of “francocides” within the information, by means of the fantasy of a “war of civilization”. The get together additionally leaves her free to precise a conservative and economically liberal line which not had the precise to be a part of the National Front (FN). She left him in 2017, desirous to keep away from a “open conflict”. Already.

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