December 15, 2012

Europe's Conservatives Heed U.S. Right

Doug Saunders, Globe and Mail

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Have you listened to the things that conservatives have been saying about immigrants and gays lately? Some of them are absolutely shocking. Listen to Angela Merkel, the German chancellor and leader of the governing Christian Democratic Union. She has had to confront the fact that Germany’s four million Muslims, most of them ethnic Turks, have been both the subject of neo-Nazi murders and the source of a few violent Islamic extremist criminals. She has started talking heatedly about immigrants.

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