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We need more of these troublesome young men

Reader comment on item: Why I Stand with Geert Wilders

Submitted by Stuart Fagin (United States), Jan 19, 2010 at 23:11

It is vital that individuals emerge in Europe who are capable of rallying political resistance to Islamism. Admittedly, the European political landscape is quite bleak, but for a transformation to occur there must be parties from which a majority can germinate. Wilders leads the way on the continent, though it remains to be seen whether he can grow his 18% plurality or parlay it into a coalition. Nevertheless, his success and personal courage will perhaps inspire others elsewhere in Europe. Particularly disappointing is the UK which is a cockpit of European Islamism. The Troy Party seems far behind the curve. Do any backbenchers exist in the mold of the 1930's troublesome young men (see Lynne Olsen's excellent book)?


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