McGurk: Migration - a crisis of biblical proportions

It’s time we all emerged from the politically correct bunker on migration: the crisis is at the gate

13th March, 2016
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Alexander Gauland, head of the Alternative fuer Deutschland political party Pic: Getty

The polls open in Germany today amid enormous interest in the performance of the new anti-emigrant party AfD (Alternative for Germany) and the ‘Neo-Nazi’ NPD. The spiralling growth of these parties is regarded as more evidence of the growing backlash against German chancellor Angela Merkel and her EU ‘open door’ migration policies.

Last week, AfD averaged 13.2 per cent of the vote across the state of Hesse – making it the...

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