These days, Europe is not exactly the multicultural, quasi-socialist bastion that some Americans, both left and right, often imagine it to be.
Recent years have seen a rapid rise of European right-wing parties, many of which have won elections and taken power.
Even where they have not yet triumphed electorally, far-right parties have forced mainstream politicians like French President Nicholas Sarkozy and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to echo their xenophobic and Euroskeptic rhetoric.
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