Euroskeptic Parties Celebrate European Parliament Election Results

Huffington Post, 26.05.2014

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Euroskeptics celebrated across the continent on Monday, from Britain to France and beyond, over their unmatched success in the European Parliament election. Now they are keen to put up internal borders again, keep foreigners out of their labor markets, abolish the common euro currency and let their nations go it alone in a globalized world. [...]

One of the most significant victors Sunday was France's far-right National Front party led by Marine Le Pen, the outright winner in France with 26 percent of the vote and 22 of France's 74 seats. One analyst said a politically divided France was bad for all of Europe.

"The most worrisome result is the one with respect to France and the major win of Marine Le Pen," said Janis A. Emmanouilidis, senior policy analyst at European Policy Center think tank. "The question is, what effect does that have on an already weak president, a weak government and what kind of negative repercussions that has on the EU policymaking? Because having a weak France is no good news." [...]

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