This Month’s Second Electoral Earthquake in Europe


Then again, Trump got painted with the same brush. And just as he boiled his cause down to "America First" and SD's platform essentially amounts to "Sweden First," Meloni, if you listen to her speeches, is obviously all in for "Italy First." Like SD, her party is pro-NATO and anti-EU. Like SD, it firmly opposes mass Muslim immigration. After Sunday's election, an Italian voter explained his support for Meloni to a CBS News reporter in three words: "Too many immigrants." (Which was followed immediately, on the evening news broadcast, with clips of Mussolini - who, the reporter told us, originated Meloni's motto, "God, Fatherland, and Family.")

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