Europe’s Shift to the Right | Tomorrow’s World News and Prophecy — June 24, 2024

Europe’s Shift to the Right

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As predicted, the European parliamentary elections witnessed many liberals losing their positions and being replaced by more conservative leaders (Politico, June 10, 2024). As one source observed, “After five years during which Brussels made the Green Deal its signature issue, voters turned against ecologically minded parties and voted their representatives out of the Parliament.” And as many have observed, it seems voters also turned the parliamentary election into a referendum on their own national leaders.

While Italy’s far-right prime minister Giorgia Meloni maintained strong support, leaders in Spain and Germany lost support. French President Emmanuel Macron’s party was expected to lose seats but lost more than anticipated, moving him to call for a snap election in the next few months (BBC, June 10, 2024). While Mr. Macron had considered calling an election over the last year, he has now done so from a position of weakness. Once-powerful European leaders are floundering and risk being dismissed (Politico, June 13, 2024).

Conservatives now make up the second largest block in the European Parliament, and although not likely to unite given their myriad differences, their sheer numbers will move European politics to the right. The destabilizing effects of this election on national European governments could topple several leaders now in high levels of power—leaders from France, Spain, and even Germany.

A core of ten European nations or leaders must become more cohesive in order to reach a position where they are willing to collectively yield their power to a leader whose real character will become more evident once he wields that authority (Revelation 17:12–13). To learn more about prophesied events in Europe and the Middle East, read or listen to The Beast of Revelation: Myth, Metaphor, or Soon-Coming Reality?