Πηγή: Der Spiegel
Right-wing populism has arrived in Finland. The True Finns stand to gain close to 20 percent of the vote in Sunday's elections on an anti-Islam, anti-Europe platform. That could be bad news for Portugal.
Timo Soini, 48, grins as he takes an enormous bite out of his shrimp sandwich. "I am just traditionally Finnish. Nothing more than that," he says. His appearance lends credence to the claim. He is a tad on the heavy side, with straw-blond hair combed straight back and a round, friendly face. Soini loves his sauna, his summer house and going to the harness races.