October 5, 2010
Netherlands in a Political Quandry
Kaj Leers, Dutch News
First a deputy minister resigns due to an extra-marital affair, then the Christian Democrats of the CDA are trounced during the elections, losing 20 of 41 seats. Then negotiations for a minority government, a first in Dutch history and supported by anti-Islam firebrand Geert Wilders, actually work out – only to get stalled because two members of the CDA in parliament are refusing to support it.