“While Sunday’s election failed to secure “a clear break with the past,” the strong results shown by the Sweden Democrats (SD) signified the “rejection of the current leadership,” Ortel believes.
“Swedes are waking up to the first glimmer of hope,” he said. “I think it has passed a tipping point. And I think we are going to have to be watching Sweden not simply in this coming week, but months and years ahead. It’s going to change either much for the better or much for the worse.
“This is a major-league referendum, not purely about migration but I think also about globalization… Globalization has helped some few Swedish companies but it really hasn’t helped the average Swedish worker,” the analyst added…”