Over the recent years the Swiss People Party (SVP) and their godfather Christoph Blocher have seen problems which they are set out to solve. The parties main problems lies in mass immigration and demote international laws. The reason for the shake up is to deter and shield Switzerland from outside influences and have them affect the system the Swiss People Party has instilled.
The Swiss population generally favors Blocher and the Swiss People Party, in the past the SVP was heavily favored by small businessmen and farmers. The reason Blocher and the Swiss People Party have gained popularity over the decades is how they defend and value traditional Swiss values which other parties tend to base their campaigns through outside foreign influences. Over the last year, Switzerland was undergoing changes in the laws of immigration which according to the SVP needed to become more strict. Unfortunately, these new limits on immigration began to ruffle the ties between Switzerland and the rest of the European Union.
According to DailyMail, “In May, Blocher resigned from the parliament in Berne so he could spend more time furthering his policies through popular initiatives or referendums, a particular feature of Swiss politics.” The goals are to continue working to get the policies which the SVP have been pushing for.
For the supporters of the SVP, many compare Blocher to a Swiss folk hero, William Tell. Many believe Blocher is fighting to keep Switzerland under Swiss control rather then moving closer and closer to resembling the European Union.