Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
May 06, 2015, 08:34:51 pm
HomePredMockPollEVCalcAFEWIKIHelpLogin Register
News: Please delete your old personal messages.

+  Atlas Forum
|-+  General Politics
| |-+  International General Discussion (Moderators: Peter, afleitch)
| | |-+  Every EU government is right-wing and authoritarian....
« previous next »
Pages: [1] Print
Author Topic: Every EU government is right-wing and authoritarian....  (Read 673 times)
Phony Moderate
Obamaisdabest
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 8890
United States


View Profile
« on: August 02, 2012, 09:51:42 am »
Ignore

....according to Political Compass, anyway.

http://www.politicalcompass.org/euchart
Logged

afleitch
Moderator
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 22663


Political Matrix
E: 2.45, S: -8.17

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2012, 10:01:22 am »

Which is sort of why it sucks.
Logged

Phony Moderate
Obamaisdabest
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 8890
United States


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2012, 10:04:06 am »
Ignore

Which is sort of why it sucks.

It would probably put you to the right of the BNP. Tongue
Logged

Antonio V
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 33574
France


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2012, 10:11:26 am »
Ignore

Hollande ? Thoring-Schmidt ? Di Rupo ? LOL.
Logged

oakvale
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 10045
Ireland, Republic of
View Profile
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2012, 10:19:02 am »
Ignore

The Political Compass is a total joke. Read the text below the various charts. They're basically awful Chomskyite leftists who think Dennis Kucinich is a Great Man and that the world is run by Je-- --international bankers.
Logged

I love fedoras, I have a huge hat collection of fedoras, trilbies, bowler hats, pork pie hats, caps, berets, etc...
You kip if you want to...
change08
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 9020
United Kingdom


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2012, 10:55:23 am »
Ignore

The PVV-supported Dutch government being the most socially libertarian?
Logged

Governor Simfan34
Simfan34
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 12484


Political Matrix
E: 2.26, S: 6.96

View Profile
« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2012, 11:00:54 am »
Ignore

Yay! If only...
Logged

The republicanism in this thread is disgusting.
I want my friggin hoverboard!
Old Europe
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 6165


View Profile
« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2012, 02:13:18 pm »
Ignore

It gets interesting when you compare their EU chart with their 2012 U.S. presidential election chart.

Look very closely, and you'll notice that the Cameron government in Britain is actually more right-wing than Mitt Romney. Tongue



Logged
Jim Bolivar di Griz
Kalwejt
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 39315


View Profile
« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2012, 05:47:04 pm »
Ignore

The Political Compass is a total joke.

It's almost as realiable as Zogby polling.
Logged

You kip if you want to...
change08
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 9020
United Kingdom


View Profile
« Reply #9 on: August 04, 2012, 07:56:00 pm »
Ignore

Look very closely, and you'll notice that the Cameron government in Britain is actually more right-wing than Mitt Romney. Tongue


I know right. Mitt should be closer to Victor Orban.
Logged

YL
YorkshireLiberal
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 1451
United Kingdom


View Profile
« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2012, 04:52:13 am »
Ignore

How do they get these numbers?  If they're actually going through the questions and trying to answer them as they think the people in question would, then they must be giving some strange answers to get some of those scores.

(I once did this myself with Tony Blair, and got a much more centrist score than they were showing for him at the time.)
Logged

I left my heart in the back of the cab
BRTD
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 74187
France


View Profile
« Reply #11 on: August 05, 2012, 04:28:14 pm »
Ignore

The most telling thing about how not found of Cameron they are is that they put the UK just a point less authoritarian than Hungary.

Gary Johnson's placement on the economic axis might be most amusing though. And I don't know where they're getting Rocky Anderson being so economically right wing from.
« Last Edit: August 05, 2012, 04:30:45 pm by They Move on Tracks of Never-Ending Light »Logged

Pages: [1] Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  


Login with username, password and session length

Logout

Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines