Wilders: Politicians & journalists are morons, can go to hell

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PVV leader Geert Wilders responded to his political colleagues' call for him to denounce xenophobic violence in the asylum debate exactly as D66 leader Alexander Pechtold expected him to. He has no intention of doing so.

From his holiday destination, Wilders posted on Twitter: "Politicians and the press can go to hell. Distance yourselves from your cowardice and betrayal of the Netherlands to Islam. Morons."

A number of Wilders' political colleagues, including PvdA Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher and ChristenUnie leader Gert-Jan Segers, from incidents like the disrupting the debate on a possible asylum center in the municipality on Wednesday. Before the debate Wilders called for rebellion against the asylum center on Twitter On Thursday a . Their home was pelted with fireworks and a racist pamphlet, showing a picture of Wilders and the text "Immigrants must go! This is just the beginning!", was stuck to their front door. Over the weekend a mosque in Dordrecht was occupied by the group Identitair Verzet, who hung a banner bearing slogans like "Less, less" , referring to Wilders' s that currently have him facing a .

D66 leader Pechtold told NRC on Monday that he also believes that Wilders should speak out against this violence, but expects that he will not do it. "His answer will be: I don't have to do anything."