By Jakob Augstein
The Forsa Institute just conducted a new poll for the newspaper Der Freitag in which a representative number of German residents were confronted with bare remarks by four European right-wing populists. The results are unexpectedly clear: Right-wing ideas appeal to an unexpectedly broad portion of the populace. http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,762224,00.html
As they do in the United States, though the U.S. Constitution is considered “right wing” by the progressive left.