The Guardian view on Swedish politics: chaotically stable

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the Guardian—The result of the Swedish general election leaves many losers and no big winners. It could have been worse There are two cheering things about the results of the Swedish general election. The voters did not deliver the huge boost many had feared to the xenophobic Sweden Democrats (SD) and they continued the brutal punishment of the Moderates, the mainstream rightwing party once close to David Cameron’s Conservatives. In 2010, the Moderates gained 30% of the vote; now their share is down by more...

The Guardian view on the Swedish elections: danger ahead. Polls suggest further success for the anti-immigrant party in Sweden. But there is no cause for despair The Swedish general election seems likely to produce a result nearly as unclear and emotionally charged as the Brexit referendum did in Britain. The traditional blocs on the left and right, which have tussled over power for nearly a century, have both been pushed aside by the populist and anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats (SD), who seem certain to hold the balance of power in parliament as they...