Skip to comments.Depiction of Macron as Hitler tests France's tolerance for satire
Posted on 07/31/2021 6:28:56 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Michel-Ange Flori, owner of a French street advertising business, decided to use some of his billboards for what he called an exercise in political satire: posting a picture showing President Emmanuel Macron dressed like Adolf Hitler.
Macron's personal lawyers and his party have now filed legal complaints alleging that the depictions were a public insult, and Flori said he has been contacted by police acting on the complaint.
...Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine published caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad, originally in 2006, that most Muslims view as blasphemous. The French state defended the magazine's right to publish.
"We will not give up on cartoons and drawings, even if others back down," Macron said on Oct. 21 last year...
Flori put up the Macron billboards in response to a law adopted by parliament this month barring people from some public venues unless they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or can show a fresh negative test.
Some of Macron's opponents say the rules trample on civil liberties and accuse the president of acting like a dictator...
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Hey, if the totalitarian fits,....
Would he rather be depicted doing the Mussolini dance?
It is increasing his standing with the imports. The muzzies liked Hitler.
The Establishment in France wants to discredit and destroy the protests against the vaccine passport, so they get upset about the Nazi analogies.
The French are a funny race
they fight with their feet
and ---- with their face.
Macaroni is a wimp. He wouldn’t last a day over here.
Macron’s personal lawyers and his party have now filed legal complaints alleging that the depictions were a public insult, and Flori said he has been contacted by police acting on the complaint.
Thus proving the point.
They could have portrayed him as Petain or Laval.
Hitler as DeGaulle. Paris 1968 riots. I think the French invented the idea that "Everyone I don't like is Hitler".
The real Hitler would have had Frenchy macron’s skin flayed from his body with a full knife.
The real macron, has lawyers...
i have to be critical of this
its solid artwork
not museum quality, but that’s not what they were going for
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