Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Express: Denmark’s Rightwing Anti-Migrant Leader Pernille Vermund ‘Polling Well Ahead of Election’

Pernille Vermund

The 41-year-old leader of Nye Borgerlige or ‘The New Right’ party polled at 4.8 per cent in late February, an incredible feat as the party was only founded less than two years ago.

Her ideas are gaining so much popularity that it would be dangerous to ignore her, says Andreas Reventlow in an opinion piece for The EU Observer. 
Mr reventlow, a political commentator and an adviser at the Copenhagen based non-profit International Media Support, says the rise of the blonde politician comes amid the popularity of France’s Marine Le Pen and the Netherlands’ Geert Wilders.
Ms Vermund’s hardline policies include banning headscarves in schools, stricter controls on migrants and leaving the European Union. ...