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Почему мы не доверяем нашим лидерам?

ОКСФОРД – Сегодня в развитых демократических странах, политическое лидерство все чаще становится доступным любому желающему. Избиратели, явно уставшие от статус-кво, хотят перемен в верхушке, позволяя истеблишменту основных партий вести борьбу за назначение лидеров по своему усмотрению.

В Соединенном Королевстве, парламентарии от Лейбористской Партии зашли в тупик, в своих усилиях по смещению Джереми Корбина как лидера. В Японии, предпочтительный кандидат от правящей Либерально-демократической партии на пост губернатора Токио, Хироя Масуда, проиграл с большим отставанием Юрико Коикэ. Что касается Соединенных Штатов, Республиканская партия хотела в качестве кандидата на пост Президента практически кого угодно, кроме Дональда Трампа; но им стал Трамп. И в то время как Демократическая партия представила Хиллари Клинтон, как выбор истеблишмента, ее конкурент, Берни Сандерс, показал более решительную борьбу, чем кто-либо ожидал.

Послание к истеблишменту очевидно: мы вам больше не доверяем. Но некоторые из избирателей еще доверяют, это доверие может представлять огромную реальную опасность – для их сторонников, их стран и мира.

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