Francken reacts to "Flemish Trump"' label in the New York TimesThursday, 11 January 2018 18:37
It added: “Supporters and critics alike have called Mr. Francken ‘the Flemish Trump’.”
Francken was not pleased by the comparison. “Come again?!” he retorted in a tweet, accompanied by a video clip from an interview published by Terzake and subtitled in English for the occasion. In the interview he says: ”I am not ‘anti-migration’. I have never been anti-migration.”
The Washington Post had earlier described Francken as an “anti-migration extremist”.
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