My daily dose of cognitive dissonance

I think I mentioned this before, but there is this Dutch guy whose Twitter I stalk every once in a while. I don’t follow him because I don’t want to give him the satisfaction of thinking I somehow agree with anything he has to say, but I do check on him because I am convinced he represents an entire kind of people. He is a staunch right winger, a xenophobe, posts almost exclusively about local Dutch politics, voted Gert Wilders (who else?!) and he devotes a ridiculous amount of time to talk about his hate of Muslims and Islam. He is just one step away from advocating violence against Muslims (although he has, naturally, stated that all Muslims should be deported from Europe). Today I checked to see what kind of shenanigans he has been up to and lo and behold, he is on holidays. In Turkey. And waxing lyrical about the food and the sun and the beach. A Muslim country, run by the same people he wants to eliminate.

My brain practically exploded.

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