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A somewhat hopeful result IMO and perhaps a crack in the EPP dominance of Europe.  It would be too much to hope it marks a high-water mark in racist right-wing populism.

Did the big red/green vote increase come largely at the expense of the Social Democrats?

by Pope Epopt on Fri Sep 16th, 2011 at 04:56:52 AM EST
With the caveat that I have no polling data to base it on, my interpretation is that the red-green gain is the half of the old guard of the popular socialists who don't like being wedded to the Schröderites.

- Jake

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Fri Sep 16th, 2011 at 04:57:50 PM EST
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