French far-right polemicist gives 'the finger' on campaign tour

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Far-right polemicist Éric Zemmour, who is forecast to announce this week he is standing in France's 2022 presidential elections,  has admittted he was 'inelegant' in returning a middle-finger gesture to a woman during his campaigning in Marseille, when he joined the gesture with the comment, 'and very deep'.

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Éric Zemmour, the far-right pundit expected to enter the French presidential race this week, has stirred further controversy with an “up yours” gesture to an opponent, reports The Times.