China Laments: Europe Is Lost to the 'Far-Right,' Thanks to 'Remote Elites in Brussels'

China Laments: Europe Is Lost to the ‘Far-Right,’ Thanks to ‘Remote Elites in Brussels’

The Chinese state media outlet Global Times concluded Monday that the results of European Parliament elections, which saw expected poor results for leftist and “green” parties, would likely “overturn Europe’s policies on immigration, green transition and its support for Ukraine.”

Some of Europe’s most influential economies — notably, France and Germany — witnessed preliminary vote tallies resulting in left-wing parties losing seats and apparent significant gains for both popular right and establishment conservative parties. While, as the Global Times observed, “moderate” and socialist parties will likely maintain control of the European Parliament, the dramatic gains that conservative parties expected indicate that many voters are disillusioned with the status quo and open to alternatives.

The Global Times, citing its usual roster of Chinese “experts,” blamed “remote elites”

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