Washington Post: Boris Johnson Is ‘Far Right’

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British people who want to take back their country’s sovereignty from unelected bureaucrats in the European Union (EU) are “far right”, “populist” and “nationalist”, according to the Washington Post. An article by Matt O’Brien — illustrated with a photograph of former London Mayor Boris Johnson standing in front of a ‘Vote Leave’ truck — talks about how “Right-wing populists are trying to make their country great again by, you guessed it, keeping immigrants out and negotiating great, and I mean great, deals.” Using the terms “right-wing populists”, “nationalists” and “far-right” interchangeably, O’Brien also takes aim at UKIP, using much-criticised Treasury figures to suggest Brexit would cost up to 800,000 jobs. Maintaining that Britain is going through a depression, he points out that the Great Depression of the 1930s saw the rise of “right wing extremism” – the implication being that those who want to leave the EU are the heirs of that extremism. He does graciously admit, however, that “Today’s right-wing populists, depending on your opinion of Donald Trump, aren’t fascists so much as nationalists. So they might exploit racial tensions and they might be illiberal, but they probably don’t want to start World War III.” The bad news, though,