The rebellious leader is warning after the publication by controversial blogger Papacito of a video on YouTube entitled “Is leftism bulletproof?”.
Tension escalates. A few hours after Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s mention of attacks or murders “written in advance” in the run-up to the presidential elections, causing him unanimous criticism from the political class, the leader of the Insoumis launched a “call to murder alert“. The cause: a video posted Sunday evening on YouTube by Papacito – a blogger with controversial content claiming 100,000 subscribers – and entitled “Is leftism bulletproof?” In this 19-minute video, we can see Papacito in military uniform training to shoot a mannequin dressed in a T-shirt on which it is written “I am communist” and supposed to represent a voter of Jean-Luc Mélenchon.
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«We will see if the basic material of the guy who votes Jean-Luc Mélenchon will allow him to resist the potential attack of a terrorist on the territory.», Thus announces Papacito before using a weapon, then a knife, several times on the body of the mannequin. Relaying this scene of great violence, Jean-Luc Mélenchon was indignant on his blog of a “morbid and violent atmosphere (…) maintained against the rebels and against me by name.» «This time it’s all about a murder call», Declared the candidate already declared in the presidential election.
The deputy for Bouches-du-Rhône also indicates that he made a report to Pharos – a platform created by the government to allow Internet users to report illegal content published on the internet – as well as to the military commander of the Palais Bourbon. “I call on the organizers of withering campaigns – political activists and the media – to measure their responsibilities in this context», Wrote the chosen one.
In the wake of this reaction, the LFI leader held a press conference during which an excerpt from the video was broadcast live. “Politics must never leave particular forms which can sometimes be violent, especially in terms of polemics. There can be no question of us accepting, in this country, neither now nor ever, that we come to the threat to the physical, to the intellectual terrorism which always precedes physical terrorism.“, Declared the elected official, imprinted in his words with a great”emotion“. Before announcing that he would file a complaint, at the same time “individually“And”collectively“, Thanks to a document soon available online”so that all those who wish to join us so that this complaint can find all the amplitude it deserves.»
As for the controversy around his remarks made the day before, the elected representative was satisfied with “renew“The expression of his”compassion for victims and families of victims»Terrorist attacks. Without failing to denounce “the odious manipulationThat the political class would have made, according to him, of his statements.