Robert Valentine, chairman of the Libertarian Get together within the Netherlands, has erected various pro-crypto billboards prematurely of an election later this week.
In a picture shared on Valentine’s Twitter account, the libertarian occasion chief seems with laser eyes atop a message which states “Bitcoin is the longer term.” The occasion is certainly one of 37 vying for seats within the Home of Representatives of the Netherlands, which is scheduled to carry a common election on March 17.
— Robert Valentine (@ValentineRW) March 14, 2021
“I wished to have one thing that stood out and confirmed those that we embraced Bitcoin as an answer for a revolution,” mentioned Valentine in an interview with crypto YouTuber BitcoinMeister. “We wish to have a basic change of the system, and Bitcoin and blockchain might help.”
Any political occasion within the Netherlands could obtain one seat within the Home of Representatives for every 0.67% of the vote. There are greater than 17 million individuals within the nation, with roughly 12.8 million registered to vote within the final election in 2017, which means the libertarian occasion would seemingly want the help of between 70,000 to 90,000 to win at the least one seat. The occasion at present has no seats within the Home, having recorded a mere 0.01% of the vote 4 years in the past.
The libertarian occasion has been outspoken concerning its help of Bitcoin (BTC) and different cryptocurrencies, and was one of many first political events to start accepting crypto donations again in 2013. A publication from the Netherlands’ arm of the occasion says “each gold and Bitcoin meet the standards for a secure forex.”
Modifying profile photos to incorporate “laser eyes” has turn into considerably fashionable amongst outstanding members of the crypto area, each as an emblem of adoption and common bullish sentiment. Well-known figures with laser eyes have included Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, U.S. Senator from Wyoming Cynthia Lummis, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk.