Donald Trump’s Win Hailed by Europe’s Populists as Proof of Anti-Establishment Momentum by Moulsari Jain

As three of Europe’s largest countries prepare to head to the polls over the next 10 months, Mr. Trump’s victory shows how pent-up populist and nationalist forces can erupt, stunning pollsters, media and mainstream political parties alike.

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President Donald Trump wins: Noam Chomsky called this political moment 6 years ago by Moulsari Jain

"If somebody comes along who is charismatic and honest this country is in real trouble because of the frustration, disillusionment, the justified anger and the absence of any coherent response. What are people supposed to think if someone says ‘I have got an answer, we have an enemy’? There it was the Jews. Here it will be the illegal immigrants and the blacks. We will be told that white males are a persecuted minority. We will be told we have to defend ourselves and the honor of the nation. Military force will be exalted. People will be beaten up. This could become an overwhelming force. And if it happens it will be more dangerous than Germany. The United States is the world power. Germany was powerful but had more powerful antagonists. I don’t think all this is very far away. If the polls are accurate it is not the Republicans but the right-wing Republicans, the crazed Republicans, who will sweep the next election."

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