The economic recession should have meant easy votes for. Europe's left-wing movements, longtime critics of unchecked capitalism. Yet as Europe goes to the polls, left-leaning parties across the continent are looking likely to falter.
That's true both for those in government, such as in the U.K. and Spain, and in the opposition -- such as France, Germany and Italy.
England is currently revolting against the corrupt and incompetant left government. Nicholas Sarkozy of France and Angela Merkel of are more conservative than their predecessors. The EU president has been recently been quoted blasting global warming alarmism.
The tide seems to be turning across the pond. Will America continue on down the path of the failed European socialist policies, or will they learn from our allies' mistakes and reverse course?