Marine Le Pen’s euroskeptic National Rally have topped the European election vote in France, early results published Monday showed, narrowly beating the centrist alliance of President Emmanuel Macron. National Rally, a re-branding of Le Pen’s National Front has taken 22 seats, beating Macron’s party by just one seat.
Justin Trudeau and his gang of Liberal Globalists are chipping away at the bedrock of Anglophone identity in Canada. As with destructive government of modern history, the moves are incremental, and therefore subtle.
The outcome of the referendum has created chaos inside the top echelons of British politics, fractured relations with the 27 other nations in the EU and weakened the country’s economy.
Every propaganda gimmick was rolled out. Brexit was dismissed, mocked and ridiculed. It was for lunatics and madmen. Anyone who voted to leave the benevolent bosom of the European Union was an ignorant xenophobe who had no place in the modern world.
London mayor Sadiq Khan, a Labour Party pro-EU candidate who replaced Johnson, accused him of starting “off with platitudes about immigration” but conducting a campaign which “hasn’t been Project Fear, it’s been Project Hate”.
U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, in a closely watched visit to Scotland on Friday, hailed Britain’s Leave vote, drawing parallels to the anger driving his own presidential campaign.
While the U.K. has officially voted to leave the European Union, Remain-majority countries Scotland and Northern Ireland are already making noises about their own departure from the U.K.
Before the European Union was created in 1993, immigration wasn’t a huge deal in the UK. Net migration — the number of people who move to the UK minus the number of people who move out of it — was less than 100,000 annually.
There will be no more EU negotiations after Brexit. Jean-Claude Juncker, European Commission President, has told reporters in Brussels “out is out”.
Sadiq Khan, London’s first Muslim mayor, announced Monday that “body shaming” advertisements will no longer be allowed in London’s public transport.