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An act of cruelty: An audience with Dieudonné M'bala M'bala, the man behind the 'quenelle' salute

Publié par Clifford Armion le 28/01/2014

John Lichfield

Dieudonné M'bala M'bala appears on stage to a feral roar from the audience, with his arms held aloft, more politician than comedian.
Which is he? No politician in France generates such raw excitement. No comedian produces such an intoxicating and disturbing cocktail of self-righteous laughter and joyous anger among his fans.
Howls of gleeful fury greet Dieudonné's every reference to a French politician, or to his alleged "persecution" by the French establishment. Louder howls and boos greet every reference to a Jew or to a Jewish organisation.
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"An act of cruelty: An audience with Dieudonné M'bala M'bala, the man behind the 'quenelle' salute ", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2014. Consulté le 23/04/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/an-act-of-cruelty-an-audience-with-dieudonne-m-bala-m-bala-the-man-behind-the-quenelle-salute-