Rightists gain in Spain

Spain turning right

Trumpian right-wing wave hits socialist Spain!

MAKE SPAIN GREAT AGAIN!

The socialist country now has its own nationalist party that promises to cut illegal immigration and stem the dangerous spread of Islamisation.

Inspired by President Donald Trump, the right-wing Vox party vows to “make Spain great again.”

HISTORIC VICTORY

For the first time in decades, a right-wing party won seats in the large Spanish region of Andalusia, where the socialists have ruled unchallenged since the first autonomous elections in 1982, reported Voice of Europe.

In the shock result that reduced to 33 seats with 27.9% of the votes, Vox gained 12 parliamentary seats, registering a strong blow to Spain’s left.

Vox has received five times more support than Spain’s other four parties in recent regional elections.

Spanish rightist leader

ABASCAL ‘THE NEW TRUMP’

“We stand for the same law-and-order and social conservative causes as Trump,” Santiago Abascal, the leader of the movement says in an interview.

The Vox party joins a growing number of anti-immigration populist parties that have been victorious or made significant power gains in Italy, Austria, Sweden, Hungary, Poland, Serbia, Bulgaria, Germany.

“The political shockwaves will be felt all around the country right through 2019 to the local, regional and European elections in May,” columnist Matthew Bennett said.

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