GayandRight

My name is Fred and I am a gay conservative living in Ottawa. This blog supports limited government, the right of the State of Israel to live in peace and security, and tries to expose the threat to us all from cultural relativism, post-modernism, and radical Islam. I am also the founder of the Free Thinking Film Society in Ottawa (www.freethinkingfilms.com)

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Geert Wilders does well in the Netherlands...

Very nice to see...
The Dutch parliamentary election is too close to call. Initial exit polls announced after voting bureaus closed at 9:00 pm indicate the Labour Party and the free-market liberal VVD Party in a neck-and-neck race - 31 seats each. Official results are not expected before midnight.

Turnout was the lowest in years as heavy rain showers may have kept some voters at home. Seventy-four percent of eligible voters cast a ballot.

Far-right populist Geert Wilders has done better than expected. The initial exit polls give his Freedom Party 22 seats in parliament. That is significantly more than the opinion polls indicated in the last days of campaigning. And it more than doubles the nine seats they won in the last election.
Geert Wilders is not far right - he is actually incredibly supportive of gay rights. He should be described as more of a libertarian...

4 Comments:

Blogger Hanz said...

Extreme right then.

4:55 PM  
Blogger GayandRight said...

How about a person who deeply cares about personal and economic freedom, and who works hard to support the rights of gay people???

6:02 PM  
Anonymous Nemesis said...

Don't worry Fred, Hanz is just another loonie leftie who thinks anyone right of Che is a fascist.

8:49 PM  
Blogger Hanz said...

You got that from my 3 words nemesis? That's a great talent you have. From your 18 words i get that you are a bigot.

3:56 PM  

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