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Not so Popular Populist

Geert Wilders’s populist touch/ Did not get him far with the Dutch/ His hyped-up campaign/ Proceeded to gain,/ In voter support, not so much./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/15/pm-mark-rutte-set-to-beat-geert-wilders-in-dutch-election Geert Wilders's populist touchDid not get him far with the DutchHis hyped-up campaignProceeded to gain,In … Continue reading

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Hofer Seen Off

There was an old Austrian Green/ Who saw off the far-right machine,/ The populist offer/ Of Herr Norbert Hofer/ Not one on which voters were keen./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/04/far-right-party-concedes-defeat-in-austrian-presidential-election There was an old Austrian GreenWho saw off the far-right machineThe populist offerOf … Continue reading

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