Can someone please tell me what is wrong with this party? I’m a socialist, and this looks like a socialist party to me, n’est-ce pas? This party is to the left of the Democratic Party in the US. Hell, they’re to the left of the left of the Democratic Party in the US? This is bad? This is what is called the Far Right in France? What’s so bad about the French Far Right? The French Far Right is socialist. I’m a socialist. What’s not to like?
Look, apparently there are folks out there who are some kind of “rightwing socialists.” The National Front fashions itself as rightwing, either Center Right as Marine Le Pen has it or Far Right as everyone else calls them. I’m all for rightwing socialists. More rightwingers should start calling themselves socialists. Even better, more rightwingers should start adopting socialist politics. At that point, I would probably start voting rightwing for the first time in my life.
I think I have figured out the European Right. It’s socialist. Why? Because Continental European politics in general is socialist. The Right is socialist, the Far Right is socialist, the center is socialist, the Left is socialist, Hell, everyone is socialist. What a great continent!
As long as everyone is socialist, what sense to the Right and Left labels mean? I guess they mean something, but is the Right then really so bad? My understanding is that the BNP is now to the Left of both Labor (sic), the Liberal Democrats (sic) and of course the Tories. Ok, since the BNP is now the most socialist major party out here, give me a reason why not to vote BNP as opposed to the Neoliberal Capitalist Flavor of the Month.
The National Front is often called fascist. Well, they look pretty socialist to me. If “fascists” wish to adopt socialist policies, why would I oppose them? Hell, I might even vote for them.
On the Continent, there is a general agreement that Big Government is a wonderful thing. Of course, we socialists can’t get enough Big Government. I love telling asshole White Americans that I love Big Government. They always look at me like I just told them that I love molesting children or eating corpses. I say it just to piss them off, plus, it’s true. Big Government is great. Up with Big Government!
When “fascists” are really just socialists with some funny ideas about culture and immigration, why shouldn’t I vote for them?
Here in the US, you get to choose which rightwing neoliberal capitalist party you want to vote for. We socialists have no choices. We have to swallow one painted turd or the other. Voting Democrat or Republican is like having to reach into the toilet and pick out which turd you want to eat. They keep saying that the Democratic turd tastes better and is better for your system. I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of eating shit period. Let me vote for someone I believe in without throwing my vote away for once.