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Submitted by ME Forum did pay (Canada), Apr 13, 2014 at 15:11

You say: "...Middle East Forum Education Fund did not lend money to Wilders but paid his lawyer to cover his legal expenses."

The "accusation" was not about lending but making payments. Based on above, indeed ME Forum paid on behalf of Wilders.

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Daniel Pipes replies:

I perceive two errors. (1) We did not lend the money but gave it. (2) It did not go to Wilders but to his lawyers.

Is this really so complicated?

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