Populists’ Advance in Germany Jolts Europe
Where was Merkel for the past year? How could she not see this coming? Next up Austria.
Austria's Top Court Throws Out Presidential Election Result, Orders A Do-Over
The vote was thrown out, and Austria must run a do-over, and the antiEU candidate is surging.
The far-right really could win the re-run of Austria's presidential election
First Brexit, now Germany moves towards EU skepticism, and soon Austria will likely follow suit. France and a number of other countries have also been talking referendums allowing their people to decide on whether they stay in or out of the EU.
Brexit contagion: UK vote raises fears of a tsunami of EU membership referendums
The combination of incompetent politicians in Belgium, and Germany has created a corrosive atmosphere in the EU. It is clear that the block is beginning to fail, it is not clear whether the EU member states can quickly jettison the deadwood they have in Brussels, and replace them with better people. If not this ship will eventually roll over, and sink.
Tock, tock EU, tick tock.