Nov 23, 2006 • Karen

A sidenote from this article on the recent Dutch elections:

In a move interpreted by some Muslim groups as an attempt to further discourage religious Muslims from moving to the Netherlands, the application packet for new immigrants includes a two-hour video on Dutch culture with scenes of women sunbathing topless on Dutch beaches -- "People do not make a fuss about nudity," the narrator reports -- and two men kissing in a meadow, illustrating that homosexuals have the same rights as heterosexuals in the country.

Am I the only one that finds this amusing? From an American perspective, it seems like such an incongruous strategy for right-wingers to take: "Don't come here, we're sex-crazed perverts and damn proud of it!!"

If it works, will they just go all out and fill their intro video with hardcore porn?