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Geert Wilders: Muslims ‘Burning In Hell’ And All Other Moderate Views

by | 5th, March 2010

GEERT Wilders is in London. He’s in Westminster showing his anti-Islamic film, Fitna, at the House of Lords. Wilders is the Dutch far-right politician with designs on Hollywood. Anti-racism protesters arrive to scream that intolerance will not be tolerated. Members of the English Defence League scream that the English way of life liberty, freedom and democracy is under threat and anyone who says it isn’t can **** off. Wilders says Islam and democracy are incompatible “.

Everyone has an opinion. Here is the pick of the best, and worst:

* Because unlike many opponents of mass immigration, he’s not a fascist or a racist the British establishment would love Wilders to reveal himself to be another Nick Griffin or Jorg Haider, someone with lots of skeletons dressed in SS uniform in his closet, but he’s not. He’s just a normal mainstream conservative who sees, like many others, that the liberal establishment suffers from sort of groupthink madness when it comes to the subject of immigration.

As he said this week: “We’re going to take the Netherlands back from the leftist elite that coddles criminals and supports Islamisation.” Now if only David Cameron had said that last Sunday… – Ed West, Daily Telegraph

* The electoral breakthrough for Wilders comes at a time when the far right is making advances across the EU – remember the European Parliamentary elections last year. Is this a backlash against the excesses of multicultural ideology or does it represent something more fundamental? – Alex Rossi, Sky

* This afternoon, several hundred EDL supporters assembled outside the Tate Britain, downriver from Parliament. When the march initially failed to get going, police allowed them to wander off to the pub for an hour or so. (By comparison, a smaller crowd of anti-racist protesters, organised by Unite Against Fascism, had been kept tightly corralled by police outside Parliament’s St Stephen’s Gate since the morning.)

Before marching towards Parliament, the crowd was addressed by Guramit Singh virtually the only non-white EDL supporter present who claimed to be one of the “twelve leaders” of the EDL. He called “on

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