The Italian Right’s Moment of Truth

Italians went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new government and exit polls suggest the big winner will be a right-wing coalition led by Giorgia Meloni. Freaks out about Italian conservatives have become so common in recent years that one wonders what’s different this time.

Ms. Meloni heads the Brethren of Italy, a party that harks back to the country’s fascist parties of the past. She championed culture war issues such as her opposition to the “LGBTQ lobby.” Their coalition is also bringing the League of once again close to power Matteo Salvini and the party Forza Italia of Silvio Berlusconiboth European bugbears in different ways.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-italian-rights-moment-of-truth-election-giorgia-meloni-voters-conservative-europe-brothers-of-italy-parliament-government-11664126992 The Italian Right’s Moment of Truth

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