Meanwhile, on the Front of another war…

July 31, 2006

The right-wing news networks are reporting that a Dutch political party wants to “normalize” pedophilia. Oh, the reports seem accurate enough, it is the significance that’s blown out of proportion. This is a political party that most likely could index its membership on cards; they’re hardly leaders of a popular revolution–even in liberal Holland. What is impressive however, is that Holland appears to have a truly open political system where any minority opinion can get on the ballot — unlike our own closed system where it is difficult, if not impossible, for minority political parties to fairly field candidates. The Dutch should be applauded for allowing a pro-pedophilia party on their ballots, not because we support pedophilia, certainly not, but because it is the perfect true measure of the openness of their political system.

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