Populism is being blamed for all manner of ills as leftists worldwide wage an increasingly unrestrained war to delegitimize heterodox opinion. They’re even attempting to smear mainstream conservative parties with the taint of racism and “white supremacism”. But in an honest accounting of the political damage done to date, argues Spiked’s Brendan O’Neill, it’s the anti-populists who have the most to answer for.

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