The problem with Sweden is that “it has Social Democratic party, which have been fairly paternalistic”. That’s the reason why Swedish society has been retarded, due to SDP misrule, it’s unable to allow, and tolerate a full range of political views in the public sector. In other words, there are no competing ideas allowed in the marketplace of ideas, but they do exist, as the SD has proven. KGS
Cas Mudde is Nancy Schaenen scholar at The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics and visiting associate professor at the department of political science of DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. Among his books is Populist Radical Right Parties in Europe (Cambridge University Press).