Summarising the year, Party for Freedom (PVV) Chairman Geert Wilders also stated, whom he considers the winner and the loser of 2017.
Mijn keuze voor persoon van het jaar 2017 /
My choice for person of the year 2017
Patriot met kracht en visie /
Patriot with strength and vision
Loser of the year 2017:
(Europhile, also while sober)
According to the Dutch politician, the person of the year is Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a “patriot with strength and vision”. Wilders endorsed Hungary’s migration policy on numerous occasions, and his book, Marked for Death, has been recently published in Hungarian.
The loser of the year according to the politician is the head of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker.