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Submitted by daniel belinfante (Netherlands), Nov 2, 2010 at 08:21

Thank you for your report on the founding of this hope-inspiring new German party. Where I think you are mistaken is the fact that the new party has more in common with Geert Wilders' PVV than you think. Wilders does NOT blame all societal problems on islam, in fact, he blames the ascent of islam in the West (at least partially) on leftist ideologies. Wilders is well aware that most if not all economical problems are caused by the socialist agenda of wealth redistribution and the cuddling of people who won't contribute to society - wether foreign or domestic born.

I can't fault you for seeing Wilders in this light, after all, there are no news outlets who objectively report on the man and his vision. But much of what you say of the new German party applies to Geert Wilders, and to me it is quite obvious that the German initiative is at least partially inspired by him.


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