I think that this party has a big future, because no other party, apart from the populist and far-right parties, can be present in the difficult areas and housing estates.
It also serves to mobilise despairing layers of society for a right-wing programme and garner support for the government with populist demagogy.
But to undercut Edwards' populist image, the Republicans suggest that Edwards should have done just that.
He was imprisoned in 1915, but in 1918 the powerful, populist leader was released in the hope that he might be able to contain growing army unrest.
The party defined the new Turkey as nationalist, republican, populist , secular, statist, and revolutionary.
His supporters say the left-leaning populist is a visionary, but his detractors call him a dangerous lunatic.
At the same time, the Union parties and the SPD are preparing to divert popular anger over government policy by means of right-wing populist campaigns.
In fact, it is being shut down by populist Labour councillors who have whipped up fear among the local residents.
But Schröder sees only the work of populist demagogues.
Its election manifesto is replete with populist rhetoric opposing privatisation and defending the public sector.