The European Union is now bracing itself for yet another political earthquake as it has emerged that an anti-Brussels party is storming into a strong lead ahead of elections in the Czech Republic.
Czechs are due to take to the polls later in October, and an opinion poll has revealed that the party led by Eurosceptic Andrej Babis has moved into a very powerful position.
If this early poll is an accurate indication of the actual election result, the Brussels Bigwigs could be dealing with another high-profile withdrawal very soon!
According to a report in The Express:
Support for the ANO party of Czech billionaire Mr Babis inched up by 0.5 percentage points to 27.0 per cent, widening its lead over Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka’s Social Democrats (CSSD).
The Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD), a movement with strong anti-EU and anti-Islam views, rose to 6.5 per cent in September from 6.0 per cent in August, according to a Median agency poll.
And the anti-establishment Pirates, who campaign with images of some of the leading politicians behind bars, increased their share to 6.0 per cent from 3.5 per cent.
The main Czech parties have focused predominantly in their election campaign on economic issues such as wages and regulations.
When the United Kingdom voted to Leave in June 2016, many analysts were saying that this decision would open the floodgates to a wave of Euroscepticism across the continent.
While the recent French elections were won by Macron, a member of the Euro elite, the huge surge in support for Marine Le Pen’s anti-EU Front National should have served as a massive wake-up call for the rest of Europe, and yet it is still clear that the lessons of Brexit, Trump and Le Pen haven’t been learnt.
Those at the very top in Brussels are STILL hell-bent on the idea of ‘More Europe’ instead of less, and unless ideas start to change they may have to face up to a future where more and more EU member states want to get out of the whole corrupt club and go it alone.
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