„Wilders: Do you want more or fewer Moroccans in this city and in the Netherlands?
Public: Fewer! Fewer! Fewer!
Wilders: We'll take care of that.“

—  Geert Wilders, During a party after municipal elections ( video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaRxCHXuoLA) (19 March 2014), quoted in Aljazeera: Dutch far-right in crisis over Wilders chant (22 March 2014) http://www.aljazeera.com/news/europe/2014/03/dutch-far-right-crisis-over-wilders-chant-2014322143319384578.html

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