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The Suicide of the West

Reader comment on item: Western Civilization on Trial: Why We Should Be Watching Geert Wilders

Submitted by Peter Herz (United States), Feb 9, 2010 at 09:14

The Left's solicitude for socially harmful practices such as homosexuality and abortion, its undisguised contempt and hatred for Christianity while beding over backwards to accommodate Islam, all show that the modern Left represents Western man's death-wish.

Again, a re-write of Het Wilhelmus, the Netherlands' National Anthem:

The triers of Geert Wilders
Are they of true Dutch blood?
Their liberties are in peril,
But they moo and chew the cud.
The Prince of Orange goes rolling
In his grave beneath the ground
His feckless heirs go crawling,
Lest they be bigots found.

The land of B. Spinoza
Fears free inquiry
Into religious tradition
If it too militant be.
When the modern Duke of Alva
Comes waving crescent moons
The Dutch submit to insult
Like cowardly poltroons.

Submitting....

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