MOVING TO FRONT FROM MAY 25--AN INTERESTING DISCUSSION IN THE COMMENTS, AND SEE THE UPDATE.
Or is there more to the story? Thoughts from European readers? Links to useful analyses also welcome.
ADDENDUM: On the plus side, the openly fascist "Golden Dawn" in Greece did not do well.
UPDATE: More on some of the newly elected members of the European Parliament. Wow! (Thanks to David Etlin for the pointer.)