"America as the Last Man Standing" by Geert Wilders-Commentary!

“America as the Last Man Standing” by Geert Wilders-Commentary!

Summary of eRumor:

A forwarded speech titled “America as the Last Man Standing” by a Dutch Member of Parliament named Geert Wilders.  It tells of what he calls the “Islamization of Europe” and warns that the United States is “the last bastion of Western civilization, facing an Islamic Europe.”

The Truth:

Geert Wilders is the chairman Party for Freedom in the Netherlands and delivered this speech  on September 25, 2008 at the Four Seasons in New York.  Click here for the complete speech.

In January 2010 the Dutch lawmaker was in Amsterdam facing charges of Anti-Islamic hate speech according to a January 20, 2010 Associated Press article. Wilders is “one of a dozen right-wing politicians on the continent who are testing the limits of freedom of speech while voicing voters’ concerns at the growth of Islam.”  Click for article.

updated 01/20/10