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1. Posted by bentivogli (Travel Guru 2398 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

This is not strictly travel-related, but it's too exciting news not to bring to you:

Today, 10:00am, the Dutch prime minister will offer his resignation, as well as that of all other members of cabinet, to the queen. After four years of utterly embarrassing polder-neoconservatism with a hint of xenophobia and a dash of demagoguery, there will finally be room again for some common sense to re-enter dutch politics...

Niels

2. Posted by james (Travel Guru 4138 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Politicians.... yawn

3. Posted by bentivogli (Travel Guru 2398 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

I would normally agree James, but the way it happened was really quite spectacular :-)

4. Posted by wotthefiqh (Inactive 1447 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

This election could be one of the most important elections for both Holland and Europe.
The big question is -

Will Ayaan Hirsi Ali have the Churchillian courage to ignore the death threats and political abuse and stand for parliament again?

Will be watching this with much interest.