Whither the True Finns?

Politico Europe commissioned a story on the Finnish populist party True Finns and their leadership woes.

The True Finns offer an interesting insight into what happens to a populist party once it enters the government. In their case, the results have not been very good.

They’ve seen their support drop from over 20% to just above 8%. In addition, the party is split between the extreme-right anti-immigrant wing and the more moderate forces.

Sampo Terho – one of the favourites to take over the party leadership from Timo Soini.

Here’s my take: http://www.politico.eu/article/timo-soini-jussi-halla-aho-true-finns-dilemma-power-or-populism/