Paris attacks boost support for Dutch anti-Islam pol Geert Wilders

80% of young Muslims in Netherlands see nothing wrong with jihad against unbelievers

(Reuters) – Support for the anti-Islamic Freedom Party of Dutch populist Geert Wilders has jumped to its highest level in more than a year after the Islamist militant attacks in Paris.

Wilders, known for his inflammatory rhetoric, said after the Paris bloodshed that the West was “at war” with Islam, drawing a rebuke from Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Sunday.

If elections were held now, his party would be the single largest in the Netherlands, with 31 seats in the 150-member parliament, more than twice as many as it won in the last elections, according to a Sunday poll.

The governing Liberal and Labour parties, damaged by persistent sluggish growth, would have just 28 seats between them, compared to the 79 they held after the 2012 elections…

  • Ed

    This is getting interesting. The parties of the left don’t care a whit about muslims. They only see them as a reliable voting block. But if support for 3rd world immigration puts their power in jeopardy because the rest of the population just won’t have it, the Muslims are going to go under the bus.

  • Mickey Oberman

    Sadly, Canada can expect the same percentage of terror lovers in the 13,000+ muslims it says it will welcome in the next few years.
    I’ll wager that 80% prevails among Canada’s present muslim population.

  • BillyHW

    Planet of the Apes.

  • pdxnag

    It is “inflammatory rhetoric” to acknowledge an act of war?