Socialism Suffers Setback in EU Elections

Britain: The six-week -old Brexit party led the EU elections. (Powerline)

France: Marine Le Pen’s conservative party topped President Emmanuel Macron’s liberal party. (France24)

Austria: The conservative party (ÖVP) won amidst the Ibiza scandal involving vodka and a Russian woman. (BBC)

Italy: Matteo Salvini’s Italy-first party won. (Bloomberg)

The European Union will still be led by a coalition of bureaucrats and socialists, but it is a step in the right direction.