Douglas Murray Douglas Murray

Dutch courage

If this wind picks up across the lowlands of Holland, expect it to gain speed across the rest of Europe

It looks like the people might do it again. After the British electorate misled themselves so badly and American voters failed to rotate the Clinton and Bush families for another presidential cycle, the latest fear is that democracy might occur in Holland.

Polls currently show Geert Wilders’s Freedom party almost at level pegging with the governing VVD party, both milling around the 30-seat mark.

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