Simmering discontent in Netherlands gives momentum to ‘Geert Trump’

b_179_129_16777215_00_images_NED170303aa001.jpegTHE HAGUE, Netherlands — Jan Emmerink became a dockworker in Rotterdam in the 1960s when he was just 13. Today he is still working, including on weekends, to supplement the modest pension that supports his family. “Without the extra money we’d starve,” said the 68-year-old from Spijkenisse, a small industrial town.

Mr. Emmerink harbored no doubts about who would receive his vote in Dutch parliamentary elections on Wednesday, a vote that has focused unaccustomed international attention on this small, prosperous, orderly country.

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