SIR: The European media sighs with relief as the nationalist candidate for the presidency in Austria garners a mere 48 per cent of the vote, thereby losing the contest to a Green with globalist affinities. In London’s west, the Lib-Dems congratulate themselves and their comeback is mooted on the strength of an anti-Brexit protest vote from well-off “I’m-alright-Jack” progressives who voted overwhelmingly for Remain. In Italy, a referendum on the emasculation of its democratic system of government is rejected by about two thirds of the voters. The polarisation of electorates in most of the Western democracies is obvious. The division…
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