Don't Downplay the Anti-EU Movement

Globalization, by definition, is a threat to national identity. Europe is fighting it. If you aren’t familiar with the overwhelming political victories scored by Nigel Farage’s United Kingdom Independence Party or Marine Le Pen’s Front National Party it would hardly be surprising. These victories, having achieved wins over standing parties such as Tory or Labour, are either being mocked by establishment governments or are putting government officials in lather to do what they were elected to do in the first place. The votes reflect the growing anger of Europeans. They are no longer willing to suffer globalization under the European Union and want their national identities back, thank you very much. As a result, establishment parties, right and left, got a spanking at the polls such as hasn’t been administered for a hundred years. And both ends of the political spectrum are scrambling to downplay it. The media, in Europe and America, are trying to laugh off...(Read Full Article)