Cartoons

2012 in cartoons: To each his own

31 December 2012
Le Vif/L’Express Brussels

To each his own – Nicolas Vadot

At the top:

Just goes to show, strength in unity...

While the marchers say:

Down with a borderless Europe!

This year was marked by the affirmation of political parties and separatist ideas in several countries: the N-VA Bart de Wever (Flemish nationalist) won municipal elections in Flanders, the Scottish National Party, announcing its intention to hold an independence referendum poll in Scotland; nationalists Convergencia i Unió and Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya, the regional polls in Catalonia and the Basque National Party the regional Basque Country elections, while in the north of Italy, although weakened, the Italian Northern League continues to represent the protest vote.