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Monday, October 23, 2017

Czech's 'Trump': Nationalist Billionaire Babis Wins Election In Landslide

Populist, anti-EU sentiment on the rise in Europe

Populist billionaire candidate Andrej Babis and his party have won the Czech Republic’s general election.

Mr Babis, 63, is the country’s second-richest man and campaigned on an anti-establishment and Eurosceptic platform.

Results from more than 98% of polling stations gave his centrist movement ANO (Yes) almost 30% of the vote – nearly three times its closest rival.

The centre-right Civic Democrats and the far-right SPD came second and third with a little over 10% each.

Turnout was a little over 60%.

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Anonymous said...

see if you can find out what happened in London this morning. Some group draped a banner in front of the parliament

Anonymous said...

Freedom can be contagious...

Obama Crooked Bastardo said...

Czech population have seen the outcome of the failed policies in Britain, Germany, western Europe and the past administration in USA and they don't want any part of it. So with this election they voted overwhelmingly for Freedom. They dont want any Mandated Refugee Quotas from EU and have elected party which has similar platform and goals as the Brexit parties of Britain. They also favor stance of president Trump on many issues just like their northern neighbors in Poland. Both countries are strongly pro-American, despite being heavily "influenced" by Russia. Our government here should consider these two countries as strong allies.