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> But aids of the far-right candidate were unrepentant, brushing off criticism of the copycat performance, saying they completely owned up to the resemblance.
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The likeness setting social media alight. It was the second most trending topic on Twitter in France.>>
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And that it was a nod and a wink to Fillon's earlier discourse to launch a real debate over French identity. Le Pen's campaign manager painting the speech as a form of tribute to François Fillon, who's not commented so far.