In a result certain to get little attention in the US MSM
, the British National Party has apparently already won a seat in the European Parliament; other results are still to be announced.
Far-right British party wins first European Parliament seat Reuters
Sunday June 7th 2009
As J. Paige Straley asked here last month An American Asks: Whatâ€™s So Bad About The BNP Anyway?
Why the BNP, which is laughably herbivorous compared to some of the elements in the Israeli Government Coalition, excites such hysteria is an interesting question.
British political news is liable to be a circus performance for the next few days. The most efficient way to follow events is probably the BNP's own web site.