In practice, we should waste no opportunity to up the cost of illiberal politics, but we need to do so selectively and proportionally.
Extraordinary; Katie Hopkins has just named seven of the many rightwingers leading the free world in 21st century///Crimson Tazvinzwa
The pro-European March for Change is holding a “No to Boris, Yes to Europe” event, and includes a blimp depicting him.
Campaigners are asking for Mr Johnson to “stop the Brexit chaos”.
The liberal order can be protected from populism — using a strategy that’s already proved successful against a powerful ideological threat. Right-wing populism can’t be rolled back, but it can be contained.
After World War II, Western democracies squared off against communism with the strategy of containment. There’s no reason they can’t do the same again with right-wing nationalism. That will mean forgoing futile feel-good attempts to roll back populist advances, in exchange for an approach that keeps up the pressure until the opponents of the liberal order collapse under their own contradictions///Politico