The ruling elite simply do not want nor care for public opinion on who may enter the country, and for what reason.
“We don’t want Europe full of inadaptable immigrants who burn cars on the city outskirts, deal drugs and bring radical Islamism with them,” the programme read.
Czech people’s party lands in hot water over anti-immigration line
22.04.14 @ 09:25
PRAGUE – The Czech Christian Democrats’ campaign for the EU elections got off to a rocky start earlier this month after it included a controversial line about immigration in its party programme.
The centre-right party (KDU-CSL), pro-Europeans and part of the governing coalition, presented its programme for the elections with a traditional agenda: united Europe, social-market economy, care for families.
But it was the very last sentence of the short manifesto that brought the party into the spotlight.
It focused on immigration, a hot potato theme that features in the domestic campaigns of many of the member states ahead of the May EU vote.
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