From my article in The Sunday Times yesterday

“There’s little danger of Lowell becoming prime minister or dictator, though every vote he acquires is chilling in and of itself. The issue is not that a little publicity on a radio station talk show risks leading the way to a far-right takeover. Though the mainstreaming of extremist politics in Hungary and Poland  and, to a lesser but very signifi­cant extent, in France, Italy, Austria, Czechia and even Germany, is a scary trend.

“The issue I raise here is the legitimisation of opinion and political action that uses the rights and openness of the democratic system for the purpose of subverting it.”

Read the full article here.