December 23, 2010

IF YOU DON'T WANT NAZIS AS ALLIES DON'T APE THEM:

German Far Right Praises New Swiss Law (Der Spiegel, 12/23/10)

[I]t would appear that Switzerland has found an unwanted ally. At the end of November, Swiss voters passed a referendum mandating the swift deportation of non-citizens who have been convicted of certain crimes. Since then, the German far-right party NPD has handed out postcards praising the Swiss initiative.

The postcards depict an idyllic mountain landscape with the famous Matterhorn in the background. "The Swiss Example," they read. "Make Quick Work of Criminal Foreigners."

Posted by Orrin Judd at December 23, 2010 1:42 PM
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