June 14, 2014

The Roar of Europe's Protest Vote

George Will, Washington Post

The Associated Press

Opposition to the E.U. is a worthy cause that unfortunately has been embraced by, and might become the property of, political parties tainted by disreputable motives and members. That xenophobia, anti-Semitism and other acrid aromas of Europe’s past are today present in corners of the continent is an indictment of the E.U.’s — and of Europe’s major parties’ — disregard of the legitimate concerns of decent people dismayed by the damage the E.U. is doing to democracy and freedom.

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