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February 20, 2017

The Overton Window Is Shifting, Even In Europe.

Geert Wilders attacks 'Moroccan scum' as he launches election campaign

Of course the headline is inflammatory. The real criticism was of a subset of Moroccans who have immigrated to The Netherlands. But that is to be expected from the soon-to-be-obsolete mainstream press.

Before posing for selfies and accepting bouquets from a small band of hardcore supporters, Mr Wilders spoke out against the "Islamisation" of Holland and urged his countrymen to "regain your country". "Not all are scum, but there is a lot of Moroccan scum in Holland who make the streets unsafe, mostly young people," he told camera crews from across the continent.

The sentiment is being expressed in public as part of the election process, and is no longer being whispered.

Mr Wilders's plans to close all mosques, shut down the asylum system and ban headscarves at public functions have proved popular with white working-class voters whom the party dubs "Henk and Ingrid". He has also appealed to voters who feel they have not shared in the benefits of the economic recovery by pledging more generous welfare payments and to stage a "Nexit" from the European Union.

Sound familiar?


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