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Geert Wilders tweets photoshopped image of liberal rival

It can be hard to distinguish truth from falsehood, particularly on overexcitable social media platforms. ┬áBut Wilders still hasn’t taken down this tweet, purporting to show Dutch politician Alexander Pechtold demonstrating with Islamists

even though many have pointed out that it is clearly a fake – here’s the original image.

Wilders’ populist PVV party is performing strongly in polls, although it is thought that other parties would form a coalition to prevent him gaining power, and stop him carrying out his illiberal manifesto.