Monday, May 26, 2014

Politics Swings to the Right around the World - Australia, Thailand, UK, France and soon the US?


Stunning electoral results for nationalist parties in the European elections over the weekend with Nigel Farage's UKIP party winning the poll in Britain and Marine Le Pen's Front National party winning in France.

From the UK Telegraph:

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The UK Independence Party has won a national election for the first time, taking the most votes and seats in the European Parliament elections.

Early results showed Ukip had gained five new MEPs and could finish with around 28 per cent of the vote......Read more

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France’s far-Right Front National was on course for an historic victory in European elections on Sunday night, coming top in a national election for the first time in its 42-year history in a score it said represented a “massive rejection” of the EU. Early exit polls placed the anti-European, anti-immigrant party first with 25 per cent of the vote....Read more