Giorgia Meloni Set to Give Steve Bannon a Huge Victory for His ‘Revolution’
Former White House strategist Steve Bannon may be another step closer to achieving his goal of seeing a far-right populist movement spread across Europe should Giorgia Meloni become Italy’s new prime minister.
Meloni, leader of the Fratelli d’Italia (Brothers of Italy) party, is ahead in the polls for the September 25 election, leading to the possibility of Italy having its first far-right leader since the end of World War II.
According to Politico’s collection of national surveys, Brothers of Italy could achieve 25 percent of the total votes on Sunday, with the center-left Democratic Party in second place on 22 percent. In comparison, the Brothers of Italy party achieved just 4.5 percent of the votes in the 2018 election.
While Meloni denies accusations of being a fascist, she joined the youth wing of the neo-fascist Italian Social Movement (MSI)—set up by supporters of Benito Mussolini—with the Brothers of Italy’s logo featuring the tri-color flame, the same used by post-World War II far-right parties in Italy.
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