Sorry, my posting here has become eratic. I post things on a number of blogs and often switch around where I post first. This was originaly put on Smart Girl Politics.
The European voters have given a stunning blow to the vacuous authoritarian leadership that has brought Europe to it's knees.
No one party dominated-- but almost all the parties normally known as leftist or Socialist were rejected. In parts of England, Labour ended up in 5th place.
I think one of the biggest benefits of the elections will be that a range of opinions normally ignored and smeared as "far right" will have to be examined and heard more closely.