Rise Of The Far Right In Europe

American VoicesWorld ISSUE 38•18 May 15, 2002

From France to Austria to the Netherlands, ultra-nationalist, far-right political parties hostile to immigration are making gains throughout Europe. What do you think?

  • “Who cares if a bunch of fjord-niggers wanna go all fascist? We can take 'em.”

    Chris Winfield –
    Plumber

  • “Darling, I just returned from Fascism Week in Milan, and I dare say floral prints are back with a cold, steel vengeance this year.”

    Eileen Tenace –
    Buyer

  • “I thought France already was fascist. The French guy at the coffee shop sure is.”

    Paul Bevacqua –
    Cab Driver

  • “If everyone has food on the table and the trains run on time, maybe it's worth the occasional mile-deep pit of innocent civilians.”

    Dan Eichelberger –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Imagine how awful it would be if there were a resurgence of anti-Semitism in Europe. It'd be just like the last 2,000 years all over again.”

    Laurie Almon –
    Architect

  • “Just keep your eye on them shifty-looking Luxembourgers. They're just waiting for the rest of the world to blink.”

    Raymond Fingers –
    Civil Engineer