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Wednesday, 15 March 2017 21:07

Dutch Elections: Pyrrhic Victory As Mainstream Party Clings to Power

Written by  Oliver JJ Lane

Wednesday’s Dutch general election saw a collapse of support for mainstream parties including the conservatives (VVD) and their coalition partners, Labour, but not enough to hand victory to insurgent movements like Geert Wilders’s Party for Freedom (PVV).

After polls closed at 9-pm Dutch time and in the early hours as half the votes had been counted, it was clear that Mr Wilders had not made the breakthrough polls just a fortnight before the vote he would, and that the Dutch incumbent Prime Minister Mark Rutte would likely be staying on.

Yet despite the position of Rutte’s VVD remaining the largest party, the election has seen a dramatic change in fortune for the traditional parties, which beyond a five-point drop for the conservatives saw the vote for the Labour party crash from 26 to 6 points.

The shift means the left-wing party, which has been a key member of the ruling coalition and controlled many government ministries, will likely lose around three-quarters of their members of parliament.

These collapses in the mainstream parties have been a boon to smaller, newer parties which have been boosted in their stead. Mr Wilders’s PVV is projected to pick up at least four more seats, although that is dramatically less than the 15 extras he had hoped for.

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I wonder how long it will be before Dutch women will be told to buy a burka. Personally I think the Dutch people will wake up and remove Islam. It will require a civil war with much bloodshed.

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No doubt the EU Globalists padded their fellow Bolsheviks campaign coffers.

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Sad when people don't know what is in their own best interest

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This is hard to believe that the Dutch have wimped to the Muslims while a few years ago they helped stand up to the Nazis who were coming to take there country. PC and turning into Pussies has over taken them as well as Zgermany,France and the Swedes. Damn shame to as they weren't like this in 55 when I was there.

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Another country down the preverbial drain!!!!!

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The Netherlands has sealed its fate to ruination and conquest by Middle East invaders. There goes the windmills and tulips. Might as well tear down the dikes holding back the North Sea and flood the country....

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It appears that the Netherlands has not had their fill of PC BS & rag head attacks on their women folk & womanly males just yet. Let's hope they don't wait around for the Satanically inspired Mussies to totally overrun their country & way of life.

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What a disaster that the Netherlands has 20 something parties to contend with and how can a country run that way? Everyone with their own opinion and will never agree on anything. It's bad enough that the USA has 3 or 4 and look at our situation?
What a shame that in Holland that the left wing is still holding on to power. They are the reason for all of the immigrants and major problems they are having and yet the majority of the people still continue to let it happen. I thought they as a country were smarter then that? OI guess not.

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Bye bye Netherlands! You are well on your way to Islamic rule under Sharia Law! Good luck with that!

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This was God's will, let him show us the way.

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Larry Reade Written by Larry Reade
March 16, 2017
Nah, Joyce, don't think so. We have free will in this world & we can muck up anything & everything without God having to get involved other than shaking His head from side to side. If you don't believe that, just look at us electing the beige bozo, not once but twice.

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