I follow a few French-language "tweeters". Just recently, I have noticed the hashtag #FaceABaba appearing with some frequency. I've done online searches, but have been unable to find the "meaning" or significance of this hashtag. Can someone shed light on the origin of this?

  • lepoint.fr/medias/…
    – Personne
    Dec 16, 2021 at 22:36
  • A want-to-be Trump on a want-to-be Fox News... huffingtonpost.fr/entry/…
    – jlliagre
    Dec 16, 2021 at 22:42
  • Please give more context and show what meanings you have found that you don't understand.
    – livresque
    Dec 17, 2021 at 0:32
  • @livresque: I found no meanings online - that is why I asked here.
    – Seamus
    Dec 17, 2021 at 2:24

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"Face à Baba" (In front of "Baba") is the name of a new TV Talk Show / Politainment that was launched today on the C8 channel. Its presenter is Cyril Hanouna whose nickname is Baba since he was a kid.

Today's guest was Eric Zemmour, a want to be Donald Trump while the TV channel certainly dreams to become a French Fox News.

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