Another electoral defeat for extreme populism

After the welcome news from Switzerland, comes this from Australia with a big setback for the extreme populism of Pauline Hanson and her One Nation party:

One Nation is set for a disastrous result at the West Australian election…

With 67 per cent of the vote counted on Saturday night, One Nation was polling just 4.7 per cent of the vote in the WA lower house – far lower than expected. [Sydney Morning Herald]

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