Power moves to centre right in Europe

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  1. Drifterwood

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    somewhat old news, but interesting developments, nevertheless, for a number of reasons
     
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    Hmmm... seems like an article about European POLITICS. Last I recall, there is a forum for political threads.
     
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    The BBC is seeeeeeething I bet!! HaHa..
     
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    If right is right of the left, then where is center?
     
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    This isn't a political issue, rather a cultural one.

    NP, think of your right leg and left leg.
     
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    Centre-right in Europe isn't the same thing as in the USA. What they consider to be centre right in Europe would classed as left wing, godless Socialist in America.
     
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    So centre is in the middle of NP's legs. Now I understand why I always think of myself as a centrist.
     
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    Bingo


    Now, now.
     
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    A trend towards xenophobia and hatred for non-white europeans is left wing American politics?

    Shiiiiiiiiiiiiiit, remind me not to visit then! :p
     
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    Easy...the illegal immigration issue is not xenophobia.

    Also, why was the voter turnout so bad? Worst in thirty years...too much partying over there? Were there ACORN representatives with bats at the precincts like there were in the U.S.?

    Just curious.
     
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    It's a good question Star.

    One consideration is that we just don't know much about Euro parliamentary politics and therefore think that it doesn't affect us. But that is wrong.

    People also tend to vote along the lines of their national parties, but what is now coming through is the alignment of parties into groups within the left right spectrum. The UK Tories have aligned themselves with a further right group that the ruling centre right parties of Germany and France. This is probably mistake and I hope that where our national parties are aligned will become a voting issue in the future.

    Finally, we are not involved with the election of the President. We should be.
     
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    Star, you need to try and ween yourself off of these right wing websites or right wing radio, because what you typed above is COMPLETE FICTION.

    There were never any ACORN representatives with bats at the precincts.

    Where are all of the pictures? There are NONE to be found because it didn't happen.

    It just pisses me off that a good American like you will believe anything you fucking hear on right wing radio or believe anything that you read on right wing blogs.

    If someone said that Obama was a serial killer, you would probably think to yourself, "I KNEW IT ALL ALONG!"

    Your blind hatred of the left seems to know no boundaries.
     
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    *Facepalm*
    1) They seem to be cracking down on IMMIGRANTS full stop, not just illegals. Being a black man in of native birth in Britain is a lot more comforting than touring Europe since I don't need to know what "GTFO NIGGER" is in so many languages (despite being a Euro-citizen).

    2) Ever tried doing a poll on a Thursday; a working day?!?!?!
     
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