Tag: Netherlands

Presidential Systems Allow Mass Media to Promote Fatuous Politicians While Neglecting Intelligent Ones

The US media is in the midst of a collective obsession over a newly elected Congresswoman called Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of the Democratic party. In many ways, Ocasio-Cortez is the liberal version of Donald Trump for the following reasons: –Both enjoy goading their respective bases with radical policies which challenge a long held […]

Dutch FM’s Resignation Over Putin Lie Is Part of Wider Western Method of Intentional Deception Followed By Fake Apologies

Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra has resigned a day after admitting he lied about overhearing remarks from Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2006. In 2016, Halbe Zijlstra alleged that he spoke with Putin about the latter’s plans to create a so-called “Greater Russia”. According to the disgraced Dutch politician, the fictional […]