An anti-Islam Dutch leader is barred from power. His supporters say: Just wait. (WASHINGTON POST / ENG)

My comments in the Washington Post, klick here for the original version.
Text: Michael Birnbaum
Photo: Thierry Ehrmann CC / Flickr

ALMERE, the Netherlands — If the Dutch anti-Islam leader Geert Wilders were any other politician, his robust election showing this week would warrant a shot at joining a political coalition.But the bleached-blond agitator says Moroccans are “scum,” mosques are havens of terrorism and the Koran is a blueprint for destruction, positions no mainstream Dutch leader will endorse.

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