German election

German Politics: From Boring and Stable to Unpredictable and Volatile

Angela Merkel is in trouble because traditional conservative voters backed the Alternative for Germany opposition party, which collected almost 13 percent. The AfD ran against mass immigration and reflected the cultural alienation of many voters.

German Voters Shake Up the Elites

John Fund, National Review

For the same reason you had Labour-party voters going for Brexit and Obama voters abandoning Hillary, politics in Western countries is increasingly not about Left v. Right but about Ins v. Outs. If you are part of the elite, you have likely backed policies that the working class thinks hurt them.