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‘If Britain goes, Europe is lost’ (Alternative für Deutschland leader)
TheLocal.de ^ | 22 Apr 2014 17:31 GMT+02:00 | J. Arthur White

Posted on 04/23/2014 1:05:02 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Hans-Olaf Henkel speaks about when, not if, he will take his place in the European Parliament this spring. […]

The former head of IBM Europe and one-time president of the German Federation of Industries is now the number two candidate on the list for the Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party. […]

He pointed to the British Conservatives as the AfD’s “preferred partner” in the European Parliament following the elections and rejected any cooperation with Nigel Farage’s UKIP. […]

While certainly skeptical of the euro, the party is not “Europe-skeptic.”

“We are a party advocating a more democratic but leaner Brussels,” he told The Local. …

(Excerpt) Read more at thelocal.de ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Germany; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: afd; europeanunion; eussr; germany; nigelfarage; tories; ukip; unitedkingdom

1 posted on 04/23/2014 1:05:02 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

As if that’s a bad thing


2 posted on 04/23/2014 1:10:32 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Olog-hai
...a more democratic but leaner Brussels

A Jeffrey Dahmer that pledges to go on a diet.

3 posted on 04/23/2014 1:19:38 AM PDT by denydenydeny (Admiration of absolute government is proportionate to the contempt one has for others.-Tocqueville)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
He and his party are skeptical of the Euro, but not of the EU. Thanks Olog-hai.
Hans-Olaf Henkel... the number two candidate on the list for the Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party... pointed to the British Conservatives as the AfD’s “preferred partner” in the European Parliament following the elections and rejected any cooperation with Nigel Farage’s UKIP.

4 posted on 04/23/2014 5:31:25 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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