Skip to comments.European conservatism isn't done for yet
Posted on 09/28/2012 10:09:41 PM PDT by JSDude1
Conservatives, while often gloomy in their political outlook, tend to be warm and merry in their personality. Ive just spent the weekend in Oxford with 120 young activists from around Europe, and found myself lifted by their optimism.
They came from across the continent, from Iceland and the Faroe Islands to Turkey and Moldova. There were delegates, too, from our Anglosphere allies: Young Republicans from the US, Young Liberals from Australia, a Francophone Tory from Quebec. Some were libertarians, others conservatives. A few wanted to become MPs, but most were simply interested in advancing their ideas. They were fizzing with energy some Polish girls, having stayed up all night with everyone else, cheerfully went straight on to Mass on Sunday morning
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I like Daniel Hannan. He and Bibi Netanyahu would make great Americans.
Want to know why American-style conservatism is dead in Europe? Here's why. One of the leading American-style conservatives in Europe supported Obama in 2008. And then took almost 2 years to figure out he was wrong to do so. You win a kewpie doll if you can guess the conservative's name.
I know. So would John Howard the former Prime Minister of Australia. For that matter I would include Stephen Harper of Canada in that group.
Geert Wilders, Oskar Freysinger, and Jimmie Åkesson are the only three I fully trust from Europe. Their knowledge of Islamization and the threat of multiculturalism gives me hope for the continent’s future, though not much of it.
Nigel Farage is faaar better than Daniel Hannan, IMO. I am just posting this intersting article ;).