March 11, 2010
Will Geert Wilders Move to the Center?
Mirjam Hecking, Der Spiegel
Geert Wilders may moderate his stance in a bid to broaden his support ahead of June elections.
Dutch right-wing populist Geert Wilders is known for his strident opinions and his strong words. But he exceeded even himself with his megalomaniac rhetoric after the success of his populist, anti-Islam Freedom Party (PVV) in two cities in last week's municipal elections in the Netherlands.
"Today Almere and The Hague, tomorrow the whole of the Netherlands,"...
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