Anti-Islam politician Wilders aims to 'paralyze' Dutch government

January 23, 2015 4:23 PM

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Anti-Islam politician Wilders aims to 'paralyze' Dutch government

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders is counting on concern over Paris militant attacks to help him "paralyze" the center-right coalition government and stake a claim to greater national influence.

Accused by critics of inflaming tensions in a land that has long welcomed workers from Morocco and Turkey, Wilders goes into local elections on March 18 with his Freedom Party commanding about 25 percent support -- far more than any other and enough, possibly, to give him a blocking vote in the Uppe...

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