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Wilders 'quits'! Dutch right wing government on the brink of collapse.

Cheers, party time!
The breaking news here in the Netherlands is that Geert Wilders has left
the building. And 'the building' is the so-called Catshuis, the seat of
our prime-Minister. It is here that, during the past 7 weeks, the VVD
(Right wing progressives) and CDA (christian-democrats) have negotiated with the PVV
(Freedom Party) to establish further austerity measures. And our
prime-Minister Mark Rutte has just explained to the public that
apparently the Freedom Party was not willing to take its responsibility.
CDA-delegate Verhagen has mirrored this remark so we can see that the
blame-game has now started.



It is interesting to note that this step of Wilders occured only 12
hours after the group was provided with the data of the Dutch Planning
Agency that had calculated the impact of the austerity-measures. And our
foreign readers should also note that Wilders is increasingly losing
momentum. Hero Brinkman has left the PVV, a couple of weeks ago. And the
quite unelegant bashing of the Queen as well as Turkish official Gül
last week, didn't win him a lot of supporters either (he immediately
lost 2 seats in the polls).



So now we find ourselves in a tricky situation in the Netherlands: we
need austerity measures and we need our government to act. But the
support-construction with the Freedom Party have turned the past 2 years
into a standstill with no serious economic reforms and lots of symbolic
regulatory measures to please the public (and the PVV-voter). So while
everyone in the Netherlands understands the need to reform, it is also
clear that it is now time for new elections. The experiment with PVV has
failed to work.



Our Prime Minister has of course phoned the Queen but has not resigned
yet. He stated that the situation is so serious that he wants to discuss
further steps with Parliament. And he leaves open the possibility that
there will first be an agreement on government finances and afterwards
elections. While some parties will want to follow this pragmatic route,
it remains to be seen if the big opposition parties such as the left
wing Socialistische Partij and the Partij van de Arbeid are willing to
cooperate.



Geert Wilders has also given a press conference, just now, and he
specifically blames Europe. He had outlined that he has stepped away,
that he no longer supports the minority-government. And he stated that
especially the cuts for elderly pensioners formed a serious issue for
him.In the press-talk afterwards he repeatedly outlined that he did not
wish to comply with the 3% rule of Brussel. So he started blaming
Brussels and he started the election game.



It is clear to me that for Wilders, the duration of his cooperation with
the minority-government was long enough to gain creditibility as a true
states-man. And as he is losing support among the public, as his party
starts to crumble, he must have decided that if ever, now is the time to
capitalize on his popularity and to try his jump to become the biggest
party in the Netherlands. In doing so he demonstrates one more that his
major quality is one of walking away.

http://surprisedbydutchsocietyandpolitics.blogspot.com/2012/04/wilders-stops-his-support-for-minority.html


Added: Apr-21-2012 Occurred On: Apr-21-2012
By: Hazel_Nut
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  • Don't know enough about Dutch politics other than it's been fucked for some time. Hope everything gets better and you guys unfuck your situation. Hope my country unfucks itself too! Here's to an unfucked world!

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  • Wilders didnt quit at all.
    All he did was torpedo seven weeks of austerity talks, saying he would not cave in to budget demands from "dictators in Brussels".
    Elections will be soon.

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    • @Hazel_Nut
      Nope...Geert is still around.

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    • @Hazel_Nut
      Nope.....its Islamic immigration thats screwed the economy and credit rating.

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    • @journeyman083 So and how many facts do you have on multiculturalism then. You know that multiculturalism isn't the problem in this particular situation, do you? It's economy and populists always point the finger to somebody else. First the Islam, then Eastern Europeans, now Europe. That's why we're in shit, because if you want to solve problems you have to look at yourself. But unfortunately we were to busy debating about headscarfs and parking problems caused by Polish cars. Wilders is a damn More..

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  • I didnt vote for any of them because none of these politicians speak the people's language, they only seek self enrichment as well as enrichment for their companies.

    VVD and CDA are corrupt and the PVV although they sometimes speak the truth they also have their bad sides which I dont like.

    It is time for a man or woman of the people to become our prime minister instead of some greedy company puppets.

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  • Geert wasnt spineless unlike most of Europe's politicians. He had the guts to speak out about what he saw happening to his country and to Europe.

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    • @Bawbag Wilders is only deconstructive rhetorics. It's funny how so many non Dutch seem to like this guy without really seeing what is really going on here. What is the legacy of Wilders? Non relevant talks about headscarfs and Polish season workers while the country was on the downslope (due to economy and not multiculturalism). In the meantime he collected a bunch of low life morons for his party which now, in the midst of an economical crisis, is dissolving. All that Wilders is after, is bein More..

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    • Wilders is the only hero who can save EU from the evil Islam!!!@slapstop

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  • thanks for the update

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  • As a foreigner (to the Netherlands) I can only comment that Geert Wilders is the single most unpleasant Dutchman I have ever seen (And I've seen quite a few unpleasant Dutchmen)

    That he even has a voice in Dutch society is shameful for the Netherlands.

    It would save everybody a lot of bother if he was deported immediately to his beloved homeland Israel.

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    • Geert sold us out big time. We were a nation balancing on a knives edge, Geert gave the last push yesterday. Pity the fools that supported him. The failure was bound to happen.

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  • mclane

    and do you really beleive that islamists/wahabis would tell you, a kuffar infidel the truth, get real you nutter!! you cant be that stupid unless of course you are one of the islamo paracites, your the real idiot..... there is NO such thing as a NORMAL or MODERATE muslim.

    "quote from the book of jokes"

    Sura (8:55) - Surely the filthiest of animals in Allah's sight are non-muslims.

    Qur'an 9:3 "Allah and His Messenger are the best of deceivers."

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  • What has happened was expected many years ago. The coalition was bound to fail, it was either the Christian Democrats or Wilders' "Freedom" Party to pull out the plug, it turned out to be the latter. It's clear now that Wilders lacks true leadership to stand for tough decisions and only cares about being popular. Meanwhile this sneaky populist is already warming up a new anti movement, this time anti Europe. I would not be surprised if in the end he stopped the negotiations in order to More..

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  • Good luck with your new Islamic masters no one from the USA will come to the rescue this time, you’re on your own. Enjoy your dreamy utopia, your new guests share another vision and it doesn’t involve tolerance or social freedoms. Don’t say you weren’t warned. Many more Theo Van Gogh style Islamic tolerance to come. You are going to become 2nd class citizens in your own country.

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  • absolute rubbish!! Geert Wilders will be the salvation of the Netherlands and you "hazel nutcase" are just a mouth piece for the islamic paracite machine, Geert will be the Leader, and there is nothing that the islamos,,can do about it, the Dutch people have had enough of the muslim invaders and its time for the kick out, boot up the arse moonworshippers!! and about time to.....

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  • It was the economy, stupid. Not islam.

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  • Hopefully this is the start of the right wing collapse around Europe. Bye, Wilders. Hope the door hits you hard on the way out!

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  • Good riddance. Wilders is blowing his horn on the side lines with empty rethoric, the only thing he is good in. I voted for him once, never again. He's a power hungry egomaniac, with tunnelvision. Soon he will leave politics, his party without members will crumble and the PVV will just be another footnote in Dutch politics. Wilders could only come to light because Pim Fortuyn was murdered in 2002.

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  • Bloody LL didn't use my post.

    Excuse me all you PC idiots, have you done any research?

    Have you done what I have, I've spoken to the normal Muslims who detest these radicals, I've spoken to the Imams whose desperately try stopping radicals recruiting at their Mosques, I've spoken to the well funded by Saudi radicals, have you?

    They would laugh in your face for being so bloody stupid!!!

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