Like Jean-Marie Le Pen, whose success in reaching the final round of the French presidential elections boosted Fortuyn's own standing in the polls, he took a dim view of the EU, although in high-camp rather than nationalistic language."I will borrow that handbag from Margaret Thatcher, bang it on the table and say I want my money back," he announced, referring to the Dutch contribution to the EU budget, proportionately the largest of any member state.He was careful, too, to recruit members of ethnic minorities to his cause.Spin-off of the hit Disney Channel series "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody," in which twin brothers Zack and Cody Martin and hotel heiress London Tipton enroll in a semester-at-sea program aboard a ship called the SS Tipton.
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and Against the Islamicisation of our Culture did not disguise Fortuyn's uncompromising stance.
Fortuyn went on to study at the University of Amsterdam, where he became involved in the student movement; in 1971 he received a doctorate in Sociology.
He then went to study at the faculty of Sociology at the Rilksuniversiteit Groningen, receiving a further degree in 1972, and in 1980 received his doctorate in Social Sciences.
His time as a newspaper columnist and television commentator made him well-known for his pungent, intolerant views; but his publications indicated that he was not content simply to be a controversialist - the Netherlands' answer to Professor David Starkey, perhaps.
Instead, he made increasingly inflammatory claims - that Islam is a "backward culture"; that "16 million Dutchmen are about enough - this is a full country" or declaring: "Moroccan boys never steal from Moroccans. " Last week, he told The Daily Telegraph that Tony Blair's moralistic foreign policy was "a danger to world peace".Customers are more loyal when they can access high-quality information that leads to improved customer service.With Product 360, you can create great product and brand experiences by enabling customers to make more informed purchases.But while he argued for an end to immigration, he did so from a peculiarly Dutch perspective.Fortuyn singled out fundamentalist Islam as a threat to homosexuals, sexual permissiveness, women's rights and casual drug use - all of which he was happy to defend.Product 360 ensures that the right product information is accessible to the right customers exactly when they need it.