May 25, 2014
Don't Buy the Euro-Skeptic Trumpeting
Paul Gillespie, Irish Times
The Associated Press
Beware conflation, misleading extrapolation and false generalisation about triumphant populist Euroscepticism this weekend as results from the European Parliament elections and associated local votes flow in from around the European Union. And keep a close eye on what is probably a more important metric: whether overall turnout is up, reversing a steady decline to 43 per cent in the seventh election five years ago compared to the first in 1979.
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