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Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans finally weighs in on Zwarte Piet debate

 

En ineens had ik geheel onverwachts Hoog Bezoek op mijn kamer!

Translation: And suddenly I unexpectedly had highly esteemed visitors at my office!

Foto: Frans Timmermans

In the comments below the picture he solidifies his support and admiration for the racist blackface figure. As Secretary of State he’s our mouthpiece to the rest of the world when it comes to our outlook on hate-speech and anti-discrimination laws. I’m not sure if he’s making a good enough case for them with this picture.

[H/T Ramona Sno]

 

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