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Old 01-08-2010, 12:24 PM   #3
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Actually, this really is something that is unique to the United States. Most "religious" parties in other countries, in Germany, the Christian Democratic Union and the Christian Social Union are the notably "religious" parties, yet both are further left than even the American "leftwing". Probably the only non-American parties that have large quantities of religiousness and right-wingness are all minor players, or whackjobs like the BNP.

The merging of fundamentalism and neoliberalism is something that is rather unique to the United States, most "western nations" lack the large population of fundamentalist people to make them a viable demographic for any party to care about it.

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