Geert Wilders and US Sen. John Kyle in the LBJ room
I just got back from Our Nation’s Capitol, and it will take me a while to catch up.
As you know, I was up there in the belly of the Great Satan to attend two events featuring Geert Wilders. Each involved one or more brief speeches, a showing of Fitna, and then a question-and-answer session.
Both events were sponsored by the Center for Security Policy and the International Free Press Society. The first was invitation-only and took place in the Lyndon B. Johnson Room of the U.S. Senate, at the invitation of Senator John Kyl of Arizona. Sen. Kyle spent a while talking to Mr. Wilders before the speeches started, and I was able to take some photos of the two men conversing. […]
The event this morning took place at the National Press Club, and was attended by various members of the Fourth Estate. The photos I took there aren’t much good; I was taking them at a distance, and without a flash, so most of them are too blurry to be rehabilitated. I haven’t had time to look at the blogs, but I’ll bet Pamela has all the skinny on a little contretemps between several well-known bloggers and a journalist who asked a very — ahem — loaded question of Mr. Wilders.
Go over to Atlas Shrugs and see what she has to say. I’ll have more to report about the two events tomorrow, after I’ve had a good night’s sleep and caught up with the email.