populism

Populism

People are idiots, any fool knows that.  At least, that is what we are told by every facet of the British establishment.  Listen to politicians, judges, journalists, technocrats, lawyers, academics and public officials of all stripes as they wallow in self-importance and secrete condescension.  Every day they communicate implicitly and explicitly that people are idiots. […]

Bavaria election: the decline of populism or rejection of Merkel and her allies?

1 week after the election in Bavaria, Germany, Elizabeth Mohr examines the implications of the result and the message of the voters.