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So the Dutch povit toward a far right cabinet has started just super. Gom van Strien, the guy who was supposed to help form the new coalition has bowed out due to alligations of fraude. Good job.

Also, because the PVV is pretty much just Geert Wilders a lot of dutchies, myself included, have very little knowledge of who else is actually in that party, and will become a minister. Well, one is a literal carnie.
We occasionally get a glimpse of what we're getting. For instance there was one PVV member who pissed in the letterbox of his neighbor, and another one who pressured his wife to sleep with his security guards.

The next scout is going to be Plastark, officially a labour politician but one who seems to have defected to the right, if not the far right ages ago.
 
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So we all remember the funny event in anti woke world where the far right PIS party lost the Polish election right? Well Poland's corrupt president who gets to nominate a new government decided to ignore PIS lost and tried to install a PIS government anyway. For this government to take office they'll need a vote of confidence from parliament which I certainly hope they won't be getting.
 

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So we all remember the funny event in anti woke world where the far right PIS party lost the Polish election right? Well Poland's corrupt president who gets to nominate a new government decided to ignore PIS lost and tried to install a PIS government anyway. For this government to take office they'll need a vote of confidence from parliament which I certainly hope they won't be getting.
This is frankly bizarre.

I understand the principle of allowing the party that polled the most votes first dibs at forming a government. I don't get swearing them into office and forcing them to be removed when there's an alliance of other parties with the votes to form a government. It stinks of just trying to put off the ability of their opponents to take power - perhaps just long enough to fuck with things in order to hold them up even more when they do take office.

I don't think it's the sort of trickery voters tend to appreciate either, although PiS can get away with it as the next election is far enough away so everyone will have forgotten by then.
 

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One problem the VVD now faces is that normal right wing forces making pacts with the far right has never gone well for the normal right wingers. And we don't even have to use the famous example of 1930's Germany. The normal Tories and Republicans also thought they could use the loony right for their own ends only to be completely consumed and taken over by them.

Every right winger who's not an authoritarian racist knows it cannot end well yet the pull for short term gains seems too strong, even with the knowledge it just ends in your own collapse later down the line.
 

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AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
There's valid reasoning there that has nothing to do with tankies.

Biden is a poor performer against Trump. Standing aside could quite credibly improve the Dems' chances.
 

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One more irritating aspect of Geert Wilders having won the election isn't just the electorate having taken a right wing shift. More worrying is that Wilder's victory following the trend of the far right only getting into power when rats in the establishment make it possible for them to do so out of opportunism. Nothing as blatendly as the FBI directly intervening in the election to boost Trump, or that Brazilian judge jailing Lula in return for a job from Bolsonaro but still.

The VVD party made it a direct electoral strategy to legitimize the PVV and a more right wing news channel did some foul play by inviting a hard core Wilders fan to ambush his rivals when ''ordinary citizens'' could ask questions. Another ''ordinary voter'' also turned out to be a big shot donor of the VVD party.
 
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Well the reign of Geert Milders certainly didn't last very long. He's now just regular racist Wilders with very little of that supposed ''mildness''.

Today some violent racists decided to invade a hotel, intimidate the staff, wreck up the place and scream they won't stand for ''monkeys'' being temporarily housed in the hotel. Wilders traveled his hotel to give moral support......to the racists who invaded the place.
 

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Every right winger who's not an authoritarian racist
People like this exist? What's the point of their being rightwing then?
Well the reign of Geert Milders certainly didn't last very long. He's now just regular racist Wilders with very little of that supposed ''mildness''.

Today some violent racists decided to invade a hotel, intimidate the staff, wreck up the place and scream they won't stand for ''monkeys'' being temporarily housed in the hotel. Wilders traveled his hotel to give moral support......to the racists who invaded the place.
Any news articles about this? I have to know what the spin is.
 

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Young turks have been interviewing Trump rally attendees lately. I'm honestly not sure if it's funny or just depressing. This isn't like a Daily show hur-hur lets make fun of MAGA thing with trick questions and gotchas. They just ask them questions and let them talk. Some of the shit that comes out of their mouths is just.. *sad laugh*.

On-topic he just tries to ask one lady what she thinks woke is.

 
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Well the reign of Geert Milders certainly didn't last very long. He's now just regular racist Wilders with very little of that supposed ''mildness''.

Today some violent racists decided to invade a hotel, intimidate the staff, wreck up the place and scream they won't stand for ''monkeys'' being temporarily housed in the hotel. Wilders traveled his hotel to give moral support......to the racists who invaded the place.
No, but see muslims voted for him too, so he can't be that bad, really.
 

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